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Princess? Angel? Spidergirl?

October 31, 2008 – 4:13 pm

I’m heading home soon and awaiting a decision by my daughter – what will she be tonight for Halloween? She’s nearly 4, and very indecisive on this critical matter. Last weekend we attended a Halloween …

Tips for Halloween night

October 29, 2008 – 10:49 am

The Arizona Association of Community Managers put out a list of homeowner tips for Halloween night. 
1)      Be mindful when you drive: Remember to drive more cautiously through neighborhoods since children will be out later than …

We've become a two-sport family

October 27, 2008 – 10:03 am

I don’t think I’ve ever felt this tired on a Monday. Yet, it was my idea that both kids play a sport this season.
What was I thinking?
So Saturday morning – keep in mind my daughter …

It's the most wonderful time of the year

October 19, 2008 – 7:34 pm

My neighbors are pretty tolerant. At least, that’s how it appears.
I live in one of those developments where you can stand between both houses and – if your arms are long enough – touch houses …

There are some things even kids won't forget

October 17, 2008 – 4:29 pm

Last week my family travelled to Indiana for a family reunion/wedding/celebration of grandparents weekend. It was amazing to have all those great grandchildren together. My kids found instant connections with my cousins’ kids. In all, …

Weekend family events that won't break the bank

October 17, 2008 – 4:20 pm

Here are a few free, or very worthy, events you can take the kids to this weekend.
Fall Blissfest, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Mesa around Robson and Main Street. This is the second year …

Equality in the modern home

October 4, 2008 – 10:38 pm

I think Women’s Lib went wrong somewhere down the line.  Somewhere down the road, women decided that they’d like to be treated equally to men – with the rights to vote, hold down decent jobs …