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The Best Board Games for Nerds, Brains, and Thinkers

Many of us have that one member of the family or friend. You know, the one who gets all the answers right on Jeopardy, reads the Alexander Hamilton biography for fun, or does math problems in their head. They are often known as “a Brain,” “a Nerd,” or “a Thinker.” And they can be difficult …

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Thanksgiving Traditions to Try with Your Family This Year

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year and there is nothing I love more than Thanksgiving traditions. You and your family likely have favorite Thanksgiving traditions that you make sure to incorporate into Thanksgiving every year. Those tried and true traditions are the backbone of many of our favorite holidays and rites …

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How to Celebrate Halloween with an Empty Nest

I have spent a lot of years on the parent/Halloween hamster wheel. For many years my husband and I have celebrated Halloween apart because he is out chaperoning trick-or-treaters and I am home handing out candy and soothing people who came home early’s feelings because they didn’t get as much candy as someone else who …

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The Best Family Board Games to Play with Teenagers

As the weather gets cooler and nights are longer, we start looking for new ways to spend time together as a family, now that swimming pools are closed and it’s time to head home from the beach. Autumn is the perfect time to bring out those board games and get those competitive juices flowing. As …

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The 5-Day Experiment to Improve Your Marriage

I have a good marriage. We’ve been married for more than 25 years. My husband is a wonderful man, husband, and father. But I’ve been feeling ready lately to have a great marriage. I am all about improving myself and I want to improve my marriage. I believe that great marriages take effort and intention. …

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