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3 Health Benefits of Being a Grandparent

The day a person becomes a grandparent is eagerly anticipated with a commingled sense of pride and wonder about one's place in the never-ceasing circle of life. But new research suggests that the role…

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How to Create a Meaningful Family Heirloom Cookbook

What a beautiful compliment it is when your grown-up son or daughter asks for one of your treasured recipes. And how sad if a beloved family member -- and wonderful cook -- passes on without leaving i…

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10 Heartwarming Quotes for National Grandparents Day

This Sunday, September 7th is National Grandparents Day -- 24 hours set aside to honor the unique bond between grandparents and their grandchildren. Take a few minutes to remember and celebrate those …

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Woman Marries a Mannequin, Seriously?

You may have read about artist Suzanne Heintz in my previous post, "Woman Buys Mannequin Family in Response to Marrriage Pressure." It was published on April 1st, but it was not an April Fools' Da…

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3 Things Never to Do if You Love Someone

I recently read a beautiful thought: "We judge others by their actions, and ourselves by our intentions." So true! In our own mind, we are often justified in what we say and do, but the truth is, rela…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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5 Reasons K-Cups Aren’t OK for the Environment

All-in-one coffee and filter things are a quick way to make just one cup. But these coffee pods---coffee's convenience craze of the century, otherwise known as "K-Cups"---are also a quick way to wr…

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North and South Korean Relatives Reunite After Decades of Separation

A few hundred Koreans just won the lottery, but claimed a prize far more precious than money. In a rare display of diplomacy, the governments of North and South Korea temporarily shelved their disa…

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5 ‘Year of the Horse’ Symbols: Which One Are You?

By Monica Magnetti for YourTango.com. On January 31st we begin the Year of the Horse, the Chinese symbol for 2014. Last year, I encouraged you to learn all the business and love lessons from the Sn…

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors This Winter

With winter storms battering the country from coast to coast and the mercury dropping, it's easy to want to huddle inside by the fireplace. But most of us find that we're happier when we get outside. …

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