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Apple Fast Facts Autumn is a time of year when apples rise to the forefront in recipes, décor, and fragrance in our homes and outdoors. Apples are one of the most widely-grown tree fruits. They can be put to use…Fun Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy
So you’re pregnant! Great news! But how will you share the news with your friends, family, and, of course, your hundreds of Facebook followers? You could just come right out and say it, but how boring is that? Need some…Talking to Children About Tragedies
With recent tragedies in the news, many children, including those challenged with special needs, are exposed to trauma through the media and in conversations. The Episcopal Center for Children (eccofdc.org), a nonprofit school serving children with special needs ages 5-14…Winning a Scholarship: Tips for Making Sure Your Application Stands Out
Winning a scholarship can be as competitive as gaining entrance to the college of your choice. While academic performance, extracurricular activities and character all matter, your success often boils down to discovering scholarships that fit your credentials and properly…Grandparents Are No Longer Bit Players
These days, they are taking on more active roles. There are some 70 million grandparents in the U.S. these days, according to the American Grandparents Association (AGA), and if you ask Karen O’Donnell, a grandmother to four girls, there are…