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Letting Go: Redefining The Mother-Daughter Relationship

It is the eve of the night before my first baby girl Neriah becomes an adult. How did this day come so soon? This natural rite of passage I imagined gently greeting me hit me like a bold question mark at the end of a sentence. Despite the lack of emotional preparation, the day unfolds,…

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2017 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is coming up. Maybe it’s the one day a year you really feel appreciated. Maybe it’s the one day a year you indulge and buy yourself something special. Or, maybe you’re ready to print out a list or two and hide it in your partner’s work bag! Gifts are nice, of course, but…

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A New Dad: Mother’s Day Has Taken On New Meaning

My mother died sixteen years ago this week, and in one regard – and in only one regard – I consider myself fortunate in the timing: The anniversary of her death and Mothers Day arrive the same time every year, the two days book-ending one miserable week of feeling underwater and angry and frustrated, a week steeped in loss. When the whole world is making brunch reservations and ordering flower baskets and picking out just the right card, I turn into a petulant boy. Every year

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Family Videos and Photos

As your kids grow up, there are tons of important milestones you want to catch on tape – from their first birthday to their college graduation and everything in between. But nothing’s worse than finding out after the fact that your footage isn’t exactly memorable! So to avoid any potential home video pitfalls, check out these helpful tips from Robert Vince, the writer-director-producer of Disneys Buddies movies: Watch Your Lighting