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Remembering Dad: A Mother Reflects on Her Father, The Overlooked Warrior

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blog2990nal By Debra Flashenberg Growing up, my mother was always the main caregiver. She was the one that schlepped me to Hebrew school, ballet, and voice lessons. My father, on the other hand, worked. I remember my dad’s presence mostly at dinner and on the weekends. After he came home from work, he would tuck himself [&hellip
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Sounding the Alarm: A Q&A With John Hoffman On HBO’s New Documentary, “The Weight of the Nation”

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Nearly one-third of America’s children and adolescents are overweight or obese. It’s an alarming statistic that remains front-and-center in the public debate on our country’s nutrition and exercise habits. Joining the conversation is HBO’s just-released multi-part documentary, “The Weight of the Nation,” which takes a critical look at health issues we’re facing today.  To get [&hellip
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New York Family: Weekend Planner, May 11-13

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This weekend’s edition of fun around town is all about the mamas. From a two-day garden party (Mr. Sun, please stay!) to workshops for all ages and stages—New York Family wishes you and yours a very delightful Mother’s Day. FRIDAY Aspiring dancers ages 6-10 should head to Chinatown’s PS 124 to audition for the prestigious [&hellip
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Honest Alba: The actress adds a new role to her resume: eco-entrepeneur

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alba Jessica Alba is one of Hollywood’s most likeable ladies. In an industry where being young and gorgeous often goes hand-in-hand with superficiality and irresponsibility—Alba has opted for a cleaner and classier reality. The 31-year-old actress has made her mark as one of the entertainment industry’s hottest stars with her rise to fame in the TV [&hellip
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New York Family: Best of the Web, May 9-15

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New York Family’s weekly roundup of articles they love   Contributors: Meghan Gearino and Elizabeth Raymond Here’s a weekly roundup of parenting articles that piqued our interest. Enjoy! Lessons to be forgotten! Here are nine dangerous things we are all taught in school…best to forget if you want to thrive outside of the classroom. (Forbes) [&hellip
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