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3-Ingredient Crescent Churros

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Indulge in these delicious churros with your family this week. This easy-to-make version requires only crescents, sugar, and butter, but don’t forget to melt some chocolate for dipping.... Read full article

Adoption: The Trials and Triumphs of Forever Families

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There are many reasons why people consider adoption. For some, it’s a result of failed fertility efforts. For others, it’s a desire to enlarge their family and make life better for a child. But for all, it’s a way to bring people of diverse culture, ... Read full article

Raising Readers One Book at a Time

by Mari Walker on

A recent Baby Center email for my seven year old (yes, I still open them to read about her development!) had the headline, “How to Encourage Reading.” I laughed and read along, knowing the advice doesn’t apply to me just now.... Read full article

Jacob Hester

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Meet Dad Next Door.... Read full article



Adventures in Orthodontia Begin

by Mari Walker on

Snaggle tooth was a nickname I was called growing up, and my parents’ investment in braces is one of the monetary gifts for which I’m most grateful. My husband also had braces going up, so we were not at all surprised to learn that our eight year old... Read full article

Cookie Dough Smoothie

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On the Plate.... Read full article

Overscheduled: Otherwise What’s a SAHM For?!

by Mari Walker on

When Miss Seven started Kindergarten, her dad and I decided to limit after school activities to two: one sport or otherwise something physical and one more arts focused activity. My, how times have changed. Right now, we have four extracurricular act... Read full article

Fight Less, Love More

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I love my husband, but I don’t like him.... Read full article

Chasing Date Night

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After 11 years, two children, and every rerun of Law and Order, it had come to this: Date Night.... Read full article

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