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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-...

    Turkey secures release of 49 hostages seized in northern Iraq

    Turkey secures release of 49 hostages seized in northern Iraq
    SANLIURFA Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish intelligence agents brought 49 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey on Saturday after more than three months in captivity, in what President Tayyip Erdogan described as a covert...

    Shop closures leave future of Irvine's aging Woodbridge Village Center in doubt

    Shop closures leave future of Irvine's aging Woodbridge Village Center in doubt
    Children scamper across the once-vibrantly painted tiles in the small playground in the middle of the Woodbridge Village Center in Irvine. The hand-painted tiles, some portraying pictures of butterflies and gardens, were the creation of Irvine's...