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My Daughter Got Bitten by a Tick, and It Sucked: Lyme Disease Prevention and Awareness

I sighed down at my daughter in the midst of a crowded IKEA store. “You really can’t walk?” I asked doubtfully. “I can’t put any weight on my right knee,” she answered tearfully, sinking onto a display bed. I assumed it was a strain or injury that would heal itself eventually. In the meantime, we retrieved a […]

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How to Throw a Royal Wedding Watch Party

How to Throw a Royal Wedding Watch Party (Without Waking Up the kids!)

Prince Harry is getting married and we’re invited! The Royal ginger will marry his California girl on Saturday, May 19th. I’ve been a Royal wedding fanatic since 1981 when I convinced my parents to wake me up in the pre-dawn hours to see Diana step out of her carriage and marry Prince Charles. If you’re willing to get up early, […]

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Birthday Traditions: Fun Ideas to Celebrate Your Child

I am all about traditions. Maybe this stems from my Catholic upbringing, but I love all kinds of traditions with my family. Bagels while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, muffins on Christmas morning, eating pigs in a blanket while watching the Westminster dog show. All of these have been so fun to develop, first […]

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