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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...

    Netanyahu can't be trusted

    Netanyahu can't be trusted
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent reelection was a study in "whatever it takes" campaign strategy, surely learned from American politics during the last few decades ("A costly victory," March 19). Facing the reality of polling that showed...

    Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy

    Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy
    Most of us don't think much about the energy we use every day. We flip the switch and the lights come on — like magic. But the energy we rely on has to be generated by something. And how we generate that energy has a direct bearing on health,...

    Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan. ___...