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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
How to Find Cheap(er) Tickets for Live Shows During the Holidays

How to Find Cheap(er) Tickets for Live Shows During the Holidays

This year might be the year for the kids’ first Disney On Ice show, or the local production of “A Christmas Carol” or “The Nutcracker.” There are so many enticing ways to break up all our screen time with some classic live family entertainment during the holidays, but it also happens to be the most…
Turn Your Holiday Movie Collection into an Advent Calendar

Turn Your Holiday Movie Collection into an Advent Calendar

Photo: Jaclyn Youhana Garver Family movie nights are wonderful in theory and usually in practice—unless it’s a case of too many cooks in the kitchen (or people in the family room). Does this convo sound familiar? “Let’s watch a movie!” “Awesome, what should we watch?” “What about ((popular superhero movie))?” “No, I want to watch…
How to Decorate for the Holidays When You Don’t Want To

How to Decorate for the Holidays When You Don’t Want To

It’s not enough that we have to do all the holiday shopping, go to all the school concerts and pick up Starbucks gift cards for all the overworked teachers in our lives—we have to turn the house into a red and green winter wonderland, too? There are lots of reasons a person might not have…
Let Your Kids Eat Nothing But Rolls on Thanksgiving

Let Your Kids Eat Nothing But Rolls on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming up, which means it’s our once-a-year opportunity to stuff ourselves to a ridiculous degree, all while saying how much we’re going to regret this later as we simultaneously insist that little Billy tries some of Grandma’s green bean casserole. Thanksgiving dinner is a good meal. Obviously; there’s gravy. But to a kid?…
Keep Children Busy on Your Next Journey With ‘Knapsack Time’

Keep Children Busy on Your Next Journey With ‘Knapsack Time’

I think it’s fair to say that kids have a lot more options these days to stay entertained in the car on a road trip. What did we have? Books. Pen and paper. A Walkman, if we were lucky. And eventually, a boredom that ran deep enough to make the alphabet license plate game sound…
Should You Grow Your Household Through Foster Care Adoption?

Should You Grow Your Household Through Foster Care Adoption?

For many parents, deciding if, when or how to grow your family can be difficult. And when other factors—such as infertility or the heightened needs of your other children—come into play, the decision-making can be that much harder. Here’s this week’s Parental Advisory question: Dear Meghan, My husband and I are both in our mid-40’s…
What Do You Desire You ‘d Understood Prior To You Had Kids?

What Do You Desire You ‘d Understood Prior To You Had...

Photo: Shutterstock Before you have kids, you have this vision in your head of what it will be like. Maybe you picture tossing the football in the backyard, teaching them how to ride a bike or the way their eyes will light up on Christmas morning. I imagined all of those things. What I did…
If You Could Do It All Over, Would You Still Have Kids?

If You Could Do It All Over, Would You Still Have...

Photo: Shutterstock When I saw this post on Reddit the other day, I almost skimmed right past it. It was titled, “Parents: What are your real thoughts about having kids? Would you still have them, after everything you’ve been through?” But I paused. I knew there would be a lot of “Parenting is so hard,…
What You Need to Do If Somebody ‘Takes’ Your Infant Call

What You Need to Do If Somebody ‘Takes’ Your Infant Call

Photo: Shutterstock Jerk WeekHow do you detoxify your timeline? Deal with the boor hogging the squat rack at the gym? Tell a stranger on a plane that no, you won't swap seats with them? It's Jerk Week, and we've got everything you need to handle the rudest people in life—and advice for what to do…
Sackler Household To Quit Worth Of Purdue Pharma To Settle Opioid Claims

Sackler Household To Quit Worth Of Purdue Pharma To Settle Opioid...

A Purdue Pharma spokesperson has revealed to NPR that the Sackler family, which owns the company, is willing to give up the "entire value" of the firm to settle claims, plus $3 billion in cash.

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