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No Fees Charged At State Parks This Weekend

No Fees Charged At State Parks This Weekend

HARTFORD — No one's going to have to pay to get into a state park this weekend as Connecticut marks the 100th anniversary of the state...

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Bushnell Carousel Celebrates A Century Of Amusement

Bushnell Carousel Celebrates A Century Of Amusement

Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel kicks off its 100th birthday with a party...

Trolley Museum Hosting Super Hero Day

Trolley Museum Hosts Super Hero Day

Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Batman and Superman will be riding the trolleys at the Shoreline Trolley...

Waterfalls To Gush Over In Connecticut

Waterfalls To Gush Over In Connecticut

By ALAINE GRIFFIN | The Hartford Courant With two young family members by her side,...

Essex Circus Train Up And Running Again

Essex Circus Train Up And Running Again

The Essex Steam Train transforms into a circus train for the fourth year, running two weekends:...

FAMILY TRAVEL

My Daughter's Masterpiece!

It's true, you have to keep an eye on your children every second in a parking lot, road, amusement park or store, the list goes on, but as...

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See the Movie, Skip the Turtle

In light of the release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...

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An Eighth Grader Can Be A Motivator

Six hundred parents stood in line on a sticky almost-summer night, as if we were sleeping out for Phish tickets. Once inside the packed...

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Autistic Children Move Forward With Each Independent Skill

Standing at my kitchen counter recently, I watched my son, Cash'an, methodically butter a bagel for his breakfast. He had taken each slice...

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Sleepover!

When I was little, my sisters and I would team up with my cousins to ask/badger our parents to sleepover each others houses.  We didn't...

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Horrible, Rotten Parents

Yes, yes, yes. And yes.

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CHEAP EATS

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Custom Designed Playrooms Inspire Learning And Imaginations

Throw some toys on the floor and you've got a playroom, right? Wrong. Three area moms and former educators have created a philosophy, system...

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Apple Camp Is Pretty Darn Cool

Our youngest son loves video games....and it drives me crazy.

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Farm Day

The look on my daughters' faces was priceless.

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Parents: Do You Have a Will?

Who wants to think about death, when you've just brought new life into this world?

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Vegas Showgirl's Daughter Hopes Her Book About Abusive Childhood Will Empower Others

Life was good: She had a great job, a fantastic Manhattan apartment and a caring boyfriend. But, at one pivotal moment, none of that...

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