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20 Things To Do Labor Day Weekend

20 Things To Do Labor Day Weekend

The unofficial end of summer may have arrived faster than you'd hoped, but at least you can pack those last few days with summertime...

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New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I...

Cedar Hill Scavenger Hunt

Cedar Hill Scavenger Hunt

Call some friends and head to Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Ave., in Hartford, for a mystery...

Cycling And Cultural Fests To Fill Downtown Hartford

Cycling And Cultural Fests To Fill Downtown Hartford

The Connecticut Cycling Festival kicks off a weekend of competitive amateur and professional...

Goshen Animal Kingdom A Refuge For Tech-Addicted Families

Goshen Animal Kingdom A Refuge For Tech-Addicted Families

For many years I had driven by the story-high stone mountain on Route 4 in Goshen and wondered "What...

FAMILY TRAVEL

Parents Need An Education In Social Media Sites Their Kids Favor

"Incoming freshman advice: First one to get pregnant wins."

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Why I Didn't Post First-Day-of-School Pictures

I’ve got years’ worth of photos taken at the bus stop with various neighborhood kids holding up...

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Road Trip with the Kids

"Are we there yet?"

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Driving with Kids

It's probably like putting on makeup, eating and talking on your cell phone all at once, I'm talking about when your kids are in the car...

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Yes, She's Writing About Sunscreen Again

Since you’re supposed to apply sunscreen 20 minutes (or something) before going in the sun, the idea of spray-on sunscreen never...

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Hope For 'Lotus Leaf' After Unsuccessful Kickstarter Campaign

A few weeks ago, I profiled Julie Robbins, a pre-natal massage therapist and creator of a pillow-based sleeping system for expectant moms,...

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Suffering A Concussion Is Risk For Children Playing Contact And Non-Contact Sports

The start of school means the beginning of fall sports for many kids but, this year, education will also rule the field. "Connecticut has...

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Tired Parents

The timing of this Parents magazine article...

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To Peek or Not to Peek

I was one of those rare expectant mothers who did not want to know the gender of any of my babies until they...

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A Summer Adventure: The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

If you ever have occasion to travel to Columbus, Ohio, be sure to check-out a fabulous attraction.

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Art Bra

Think catwalk, creativity and cancer survivors!  Tickets are still available to Art Bra 2014.

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Tracking Device Can Dispatch Emergency Services If Needed For Elderly

Diane Ragali is part of the "sandwich generation", planning her son's wedding, working part-time in a temp agency and taking care of her...

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