Monthly Archives: March 2012

Kids E-books: Friend or Foe?

Every parent struggles with how much screen time is too much for their child.  Do I want my daughter to be savvy with technology that will be an integral part of her future education and career?  Of Course.  But do … Continue reading

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Can Reality TV Go Too Far?

For those of you living under a rock: The Hunger Games opens in theatres today.  The hugely publicized movie is based on the bestselling young adult series of the same name written by Suzanne Collins.  It led the recent dystopian craze … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, I’m German

On the eve of the biggest Irish celebration of the year, I find myself wondering why there isn’t a German equivalent holiday.  Sure, Oktoberfest is celebrated around the world, but that’s more about beer and bratwurst than German pride.  And … Continue reading

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be A Gallagher Girl?

Newsflash: I just enrolled in the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women.  I swore I was done with school after completing my master’s degree, but this is different.  The website looks professional enough to confuse a parent, but anyone who’s … Continue reading

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Cover Wars

This week I hit a reading slump.  No exciting new releases from my favorite authors stacked up on my nightstand.  No great recommendations from other avid readers to try out.  So I decided to take a stroll through my local … Continue reading

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