Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Easter Sunday: Did my child really drink wine at Mass?

“So, I stand here, mouth agape, partly in horror, and receive the sacrament.”

Scott Reinhardt: One father’s tale of overcoming infertility

Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples of childbearing age. Most suffer in silence. My wife and I, for instance, are one.

Sandy Lane: Yikes! My three sons have April birthday milestones this year

This month we have Grant’s golden 14th birthday, Ben’s 18th birthday and Zach’s big 21.

Jen Schneider: Childhood joys could alleviate adult doldrums

Remembering childhood passions can give spark to adults.

David Codr: Help! My dog bites. How do you get rid of the problem?

Our miniature Golden Doodle that has begun to bite. How do we stop her?

Jessica Brashear: Be your child’s advocate for better health care

Dear Doctor, our appointment left me disappointed in your professionalism and bed-side manner.

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I just knew my boys would enjoy making them so I didn’t wait for summertime to do this craft idea.

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Entice your feathered friends to spend some more time around your home by making cookie cutter bird feeders.

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Balloon Races-4

Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your kids this weekend?

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Who doesn’t love play dough?

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Matching Color Shades- 31

Grab your paint sample cards. It’s time to get the kids pre-school ready.

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Puzzles are great for developing cognitive, fine motor, and problem-solving skill

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Don’t get frustrated when your kids complain of boredom. Instead, grab the masking tape.

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Bathtub Fishing-3

Feeling cooped up? Try a little bathtub fishing.

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Recently, I examined my motives for posting pictures and status updates.

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