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Surviving Election Year Holidays

So there you are, it’s been a year since you’ve seen most of your family and your Grandma just asked you to pass the butter. You would love to but you are currently using the butter knife to pretend to cut through that awkward tension in the room from your opinionated uncle who just talked

Tips for Connected Caregivers

Sooner or later, parents leave their kids with other people. And those other people—teenagers, family members, daycare providers and nannies—have cell phones. It’s no secret that cell phones are distracting—and irresistible. One survey by researchers at the University of Washington found that, among caregivers surveyed on a playground, 28% felt it was perfectly OK to engage

Chicks mixing for charity

Chicks for Charity is back at it again with their 11th annual Chicks Mix Garden Party to support Mom’s House, a local non-profit group with a mission to break the cycles of poverty and welfare in single parent homes. Women and girls of all ages are invited to attend an evening of socializing and celebrate

Special Olympian inspires Bikes for Kids

A bicycle can be the key to a child’s success, especially in the case of one local boy. Christian Roscoe, a nine-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome, will receive a free bicycle Tuesday afternoon at Wersell’s Bike & Ski Shop as part of the Bike for Kids program in order to continue competing in the Special Olympics.