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  • Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology

    Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology
    We all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living".  This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was in the tub.  When she returned to the bathroom, the little girl had fallen asleep and almost drowned.  It struck a chord with all of us moms...because, we could understand.  The tug of social media, email, constant calls and texts is around us everyday and is sometimes difficult to shut out...even when we're with our kids.
  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...

    See Cambridge, Mass., In Style...On A Segway

    See Cambridge, Mass., In Style...On A Segway
    Tour a city in style with DayTrippers. Segway of Boston recently teamed up with the famous Museum of Science to offer scenic tours of Cambridge, Massachusetts. See the Charles River, the beautiful Boston skyline and the campus of MIT while aboard a high-...

    Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match

    Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match
    Versatility was the name of the game in La Cañada during this past season with single-sport athletes showing their ability to master several positions and roles and multi-sport competitors shining in different fields. While much success came in the pool,...

    John M. Crisp: Driverless cars attempt to solve the wrong problem

    Some ideas are so good that their appeal is immediately compelling. For example, when my classmates and I encountered the intellectual demands of elementary and junior high school how can we ever learn all this? we fantasized about a "knowledge pill," an...