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Lift Off!

As someone who has worn eyelash extensions, I was curious about the newest look in eye fringe — lash lifts and tints, which are treatments for natural lashes that can lift, separate and add extra fullness. And all without the use of harmful chemicals, I read. Oh, I knew I …

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Back to School, The Teen Edition

We’re all getting ready for that return to school. My daughter, Grace, has been away for a year but returns to college in the fall. I think she pretty much has it under control — the packing, what she will need, etc. Her father is going to get her moved …

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Back to School, Back to You

Parenthood is a demanding and busy job, particularly during back-to-school season. With lunches to pack, homework to check, projects to oversee and activities to drive the kids to and from, it’s no wonder many parents find it challenging to squeeze in time for self-care. But, if you want to keep …

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Frederick’s Child Now Part of the Family

Mid-Atlantic Media, LLC, which publishes Baltimore’s Child, Baltimore Jewish Times, Baltimore Style Magazine, Consumer’s Eye Magazine, Home Services Magazine, Washington Family and Washington Jewish Week, has expanded its media holdings with the acquisition of the Frederick, Md.-based Frederick’s Child. A regional parenting publication, Frederick’s Child was sold by Strongdini Enterprises.  …

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Game On! Sports-Friendly Green Bay Has Lots to Do

It’s football, of course, that lures people to the northern Wisconsin city of Green Bay, where the community owns its NFL team, the Packers. The team celebrates its 100th anniversary this month, and folks get so excited about the sport they volunteer to shovel out the stadium on snowy game …

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How I Learned to Tolerate ‘Frozen’

When my oldest daughter was born, and even before, I worried about princesses the way people worry about bedbugs. I was afraid that once they got into our lives, they would never leave and that the child would be obsessed by the celebration of wealth, beauty, privilege and the need …

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FROM A TO ZZZ’S

Overtired? Exhausted? Fatigued? As our collective sleep deficit grows, so does our vocabulary to describe it. There’s no shortage of words to accurately depict that groggy state between eyes wide open and sound slumber we so often find ourselves in. A quick search of synonyms for “tired” will return a …

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Divorce & College Costs

I started 2019 wondering if I had to sue my ex-husband or not. Happy new year to me. We have two kids, a son who is in high school and a daughter who is studying at Temple University in Philadelphia. She and her dad, my ex, got into an argument …

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