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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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If you’re not pickling to preserve, making pickles is pretty easy.

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We’ve hit the hottest point of the summer, and deodorant is one thing you’ll need for sure.

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Now that it’s summer, you’re probably craving an ice cold snack.

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With summer comes an insatiable urge for iced coffee.

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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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We tend to think of Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday.

But there’s something special about that fervent four-letter word — love — that goes beyond the image of a couple.

Kids love celebrating the day of hearts, too.

And for many, that mushy feeling starts with a tissue box or a shoebox

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Monster-themed Valentine’s Day box.

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HOMEMADE holidays, Day 2: Looped ribbon wreaths are one way to get creative.

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Mixed-girl or ethnic hair is a sensitive and complicated subject of mine.

I’m not black. Their dad is. I don’t know how to do traditional black hair. I grew up with unruly, curly, kinky, frizzy hair. Latin girl hair.

My girls need moisturizer, conditioner, oil and cream in their hair to keep the nice curls. I work hard to keep their hair nice.

I want my daughters to appreciate their “weird, frizzy, curly hair.” I’ve read children’s books — “Happy To Be Nappy,” “I Love My Hair” and “Chocolate Me” — to help them understand that it’s OK to look and be different.

Click the headline to read more and see my hair tutorial.

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