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Summer 2014 Movie Preview
Posted on Monday, May 12th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

Summer 2014 Movie Preview: Here are the films generating the most buzz, along with our take on what might be worth your while on a rainy summer afternoon.

The 2014 Sweet 16 Kinetic Sculpture Race
Posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 by Kristen Faber

The east coast version of the Kinetic Sculpture Race occurs every year in Baltimore, taking advantage of the city’s good-natured acquiescence to the ridiculous, even when it puts city traffic at a standstill.

Home Repair
Posted on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 by Laura Fries

It’s that time of the year for ritual house cleaning, rebuilding and repairing–but this year, don’t forget to repair or re-route the emotional cycles set at home. All families fight and all have misunderstandings at one time or another. Conflict is a part of life and is part of the learning process for kids. The most important part of an argument, according to experts, is what happens after a disagreement.

Remote Sleep
Posted on Friday, April 18th, 2014 by Laura Fries

How many times have you turned on a movie or show for the kids to help them unwind after dinner only to find them bouncing off the walls at bedtime? It seems natural to relax in front of the TV at the end of the day.

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Talk Talk
Posted on Friday, April 4th, 2014 by Laura Fries

What if the single best thing you can do for your child was absolutely free– and something that you do every day? Sound to go to be true?