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Education Across the Generations

Alex Nysmith

  Many kids have fond memories of their grandmother coming to visit, baking cakes for birthdays or babysitting when their parents went away. I certainly have my share of these recollections, but I recall from an early age that my grandmother was also an incredibly creative and curious person. She …

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Parent You Should Know: Jennifer Barnwell

Jennifer Barnwell

Jennifer Barnwell found a career path that combines her love for travel with her financial and analytic skills. As president of Curator Hotel & Resort Collection since 2020, she gets to create new memories and experiences while working with owners and operators of independent hotels. Curator, which was launched by …

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How to Take a Family Vacation During the School Year

Children having a fun beach day.

More and more families are traveling during the school year. Here’s how to minimize the impact—and maximize the benefits—of school-year vacations. Last January, my family took an epic 11-day vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. We swam, snorkeled, hiked and—most importantly—bonded. The best part? Our kids, twin boys in fifth grade and …

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