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Jan.12.2012 - 4:01 pm
Teaching children about diversity can be a tricky proposition. In the "No Child Left Behind" era, so much time is devoted to preparing students for test-taking that old school...
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Nov.15.2011 - 6:24 am
Wanted: One child, part-time only, flexible hours. Ages 5-7, girl preferred, though boys who like American Girl doll play will be considered. Must be available for play dates...
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Oct.26.2011 - 6:21 am
From the top of the center arch of the Sophie May Lane bridge in Norridgewock, Maine, high above the racing waters of the Kennebec River, I thought I could see the way out. At 15...
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Oct.11.2011 - 9:41 am
  Two years ago, my daughter startled us with a most unusual request for a costume: She wanted to dress up as Madonna. She was not even 5 at the time, so this raised some...
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Comments from David

Sep.25.2010 - 5:15 pm
In response to: Hair Envy
Thanks for sharing your story. Honestly, this issue seems to come and go in our lives. The article above describes when...
Sep.25.2010 - 5:06 pm
In response to: Hair Envy
Christine--What a great analogy to the fetish people have for belly-rubbing! We humans are just plain strange in our...
Sep.25.2010 - 5:03 pm
In response to: Hair Envy
I did see it--and loved it. And, of course, I live it's subject every day with my daughter! So glad you enjoyed...