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NYC Food Truck Lunch: Classic Corned Beef Sandwich From Deli and Dogz

NYC Food Truck Lunch: Classic Corned Beef Sandwich From Deli and Dogz

New York City is known for putting many items on the culinary map, and one of our favorites is Jewish deli food. Nothing beats a classic pastrami or corned beef sandwich on rye with...

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The Lazy Girl's Guide To Bringing Lunch To Work Every Day

The Lazy Girl's Guide To Bringing Lunch To Work Every Day

I always bring my lunch from home to work and I always have. Growing up, I brought my lunch to school pretty much every day, even when I was in college. I was never a fan of school cafeteria lunch so I grew accustomed to making and packing my lunch at home and bringing it along with...

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How to Play: Musical Chairs

How to Play: Musical Chairs

The chairs are arranged in a circle, facing outwards, with the players standing outside of the circle. Once the music starts, players begin walking around the circle. When the...

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Annoyed Your Kids Don’t Get Along With Your Best Friend’s Offspring? Here’s How to Make It Work!

Annoyed Your Kids Don’t Get Along With Your Best Friend’s Offspring? Here’s How to Make It Work!

It's hard enough to find cool people to hang out with, let alone cool people who happen to have kids your kid's age and who have the same Saturday afternoon free that you do. But instead of relaxing in the backyard over glasses of wine while the kids swarm the swing set, you keep having to get up and...

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When to Introduce Kids to Music: Early and Often

When to Introduce Kids to Music: Early and Often

As a musician, music educator and researcher, parents often ask me when they should begin introducing their children to music. As with most easy questions, there's an easy answer that is incomplete and a...

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How to Play: Ghost

How to Play: Ghost

This is a word game in which players take turns adding letters to a growing word fragment, but they cannot complete the word. A player who completes a word loses that round and receives a letter of...

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Agreeing to Disagree: Can Moms With Wildly Different Parenting Styles Manage to Stay Best Friends?

Agreeing to Disagree: Can Moms With Wildly Different Parenting Styles Manage to Stay Best Friends?

As the mother of three kids under the age of 3, I consider my best friend, Joanne, one of the great saving graces...

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How to Protect Kids From Online Tracking

How to Protect Kids From Online Tracking

Tracking and profiling kids online -- and selling their information to advertisers and data brokers -- has quickly become widespread. Digital life has lots of benefits -- online tracking isn't one of...

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School Lunch Makes Teacher Lose Her Appetite

School Lunch Makes Teacher Lose Her Appetite

When we went to school, the cafeteria featured such things as food cooked by human beings, served with big metal spoons from giant trays. But according to Chow.com article, as the blog Fed Up: School Lunch Project demonstrates, times have changed. Each day, an anonymous...

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Writing a Will: Yes, Parents, You Need One!

Writing a Will: Yes, Parents, You Need One!

The idea of writing a will gives some of us the creeps. After all, what you're preparing for is your demise -- hardly a rosy thought. But, if you're a parent, it's essential to start planning for that fateful...

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