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  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt
    The venue changed, but the competition is fierce. You didn't click on the wrong story, I'm still talking about our annual Easter Egg Hunt. I'm in my 30's and a mom of two, and it's still one of my favorite holiday traditions, not to watch, but to...
  • How to Involve the Kids in Passover

    How to Involve the Kids in Passover
    The Jewish holiday of Passover begins next Monday evening with the Seder, a ritual feast.  Friends and family gather together to retell the story of the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Rabbi Ilana Garber from Beth El Temple...
  • AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics

    AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to stop taking kids to retail-based health clinics, located in grocery stores and pharmacies, sometimes a cost-effective, quick choice for busy moms and dads trying to deal with kids' common ailments,...
  • Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future

    Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future
    A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders,...
  • Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper

    Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper
    Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out,...
  • Lab Testing Shows Children's Furniture Contains Harmful Chemicals

    Lab Testing Shows Children's Furniture Contains Harmful Chemicals
    Connecticut Public Health Association Press Release Disney Princess Chair Purchased In Connecticut Store Contained Hormone-Disrupting Chemical Firemaster 500 CONNECTICUT – Independent testing commissioned by the Center for Environmental Health...
  • A 'Real Bearded Santa' Makes All The Difference

    A 'Real Bearded Santa' Makes All The Difference
    Each holiday season, when the boys have their annual encounter with Santa Claus, Sam very seriously studies the Big Guy and reports back to me.  "It's a fake beard," he'll murmer surreptitiously, out of the corner of his mouth.  "I can see the elastic...
  • Passion For Whalers Becomes Dream Wedding

    Sean Dwyer remembers March 29, 1983 -- the day he fell in love with the Hartford Whalers. "My dad took me to my first ever Whaler game, I was 6 years old." Dwyer said. "Blaine Stoughton scored on a penalty shot with nine seconds left and the Whalers beat...
  • 'MotherToBaby CT' Launches For Mother's Day

    'MotherToBaby CT' Launches For Mother's Day
    A CDC-recommended non-profit organization has been launched in time for Mother's Day.  Through 'MotherToBaby CT', experts will be able to provide the public with free answers to the many questions that arise during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Read...
  • Dessert You Can Drink

    Dessert You Can Drink
    If there’s been a recent trend in spirits, it’s the confectionary-flavored vodka, everything from whipped cream to marshmallow. Now we can add to that list of flavors perhaps the most iconic dessert of all: wedding cake. Yeah, yeah, we know...
  • Ready to Rent

    Ready to Rent
    Savvy car buyers often avoid buying a brand-new because of the immediate depreciation. The same principle can apply to wedding gowns. If you buy a gently used bridal frock, you can easily save 20 percent or more. Even better, if you can simply borrow...