5 Signs You’re Ready for the Last Day of School

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The school year is winding down for students across the country. Preschoolers are graduating, high school students are going to prom, and college students are ready to find jobs. As ready as they are to find the next best thing, let me tell you that their parents are ready to move on, too. Although talking heads may cite the benefits … Read More

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (And Now, in My Heart)

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I am member of a low-pressure book club that meets maybe four to six times per year. I maybe make it three times a year, and I always enjoy it when I do. This week, we met to discuss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith, and I am so glad I read the book and attended the discussion. 

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Always a Reason to Celebrate with Allidays

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Who doesn’t love random holidays? Waffle Day, Ice Cream Day, Hug a Tree Day — there are thousands of little holidays like this that happen throughout the year, but how can a person keep up? I’d gladly support National Champagne Day if I knew it was happening (it’s December 1) and National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day (September 14). Enter the smartphone app, … Read More

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New Show Recap: Parenthood 5×22, “The Pontiac”

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After a season full of surprises and heartbreak, Parenthood ends season five with the same theme. Haddie comes home from college with great hair and a girlfriend, Anna Beth Gish makes an appearance as Ryan’s domineering mother, and Joel and Julia hold hands. Oh Parenthood. I don’t even know where to start.

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New Show Recap: “I’m Still Here” Parenthood 5×21

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This week, with only one more episode to go for this fifth season of Parenthood, the script is a bit less Julia-centric. We get to see the charter school move forward, Amber and Drew get pulled back into past loves, and Sarah considers her relationship with Hank. Crosby gets his crew back home, with more than a little help from … Read More

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