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Chocolate Éclair Recipe

Chocolate Éclair Extraordinaire  Recipe and photos by Carole Davenport Ingredients: 3 individual packages graham crackers 2 firm, ripe bananas, sliced with a spoon…

Carole Davenport
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Traveling with kids 101

Let’s just say it: we all fear being stuck on a long flight with misbehaving children – yours or others. So nothing melts my heart…

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'Friends' with Books

“I don’t like this song! I’m so tired. Why do we have to go to school every day?” Those dreaded back-to-school…

Katie Backer
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Back to School...And the doctor?

Back to school season means more than new backpacks and fresh pencils. It’s also a great time to reassess your student’s health to…

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Meal planning for family dinners

We live in a culture awash in busy-ness, and getting a family together every evening can be a challenge, particularly when fall and all…

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Being okay with being a beginner

I recently downloaded a parenting app, typed in one of my kiddo’s information, and on the completion screen, it said, “You have 528 weeks…

Jamie Beeson
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Family Fun Freebies in August

Summer is winding down, but before school starts, you’ll want to check out these events for tons of free family fun this August in…

B Davis
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6 signs your relationship may be toxic

Toxic relationships – whether they are romantic, friendships, inter-familial relationships, or even work relationships – are all detrimental to your health and happiness. If a…

Guest Contributor
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Summer stress relief

Ah… summer! A time to kick back and relax with family, enjoy the sun, and take a vacation. But wait! You’re slammed at work…

Anna Rogers
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DIY Succulent Log Planter

Succulents are the absolute hottest items right now. Everywhere you turn they are stealing the spotlight. This DIY combines my two favorite things: plants and…

Jessica Robbins
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Hip Arthroscopy

Ask almost any high school age student where they would like to be on a  Friday fall evening, and they will likely tell you…

Brooke Wagner
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Lessons in traveling with children

We often hear the expression See the world through your children’s eyes. It sounds cliché but, I remember the overwhelming feeling of bliss when…

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Fighting the opioid crisis

The deadliest drug crisis in national history is on a rampage. In 2016, 64,000 lives were lost to drug overdoses, making it the leading…

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