Entries by Glenn Edwards

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12 Reasons to Avoid Florida in Winter

UPDATED November 7th, 2017 As snow and ice blanket many parts of the East and Midwest, northern temperatures dip below freezing and kids are forced to sleep at school because they can’t travel home, many people dream of spending the winter in Florida. But do you know how horrible it is here in the winter? […]

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Dads & Their Diaper Disasters

We men like to maintain a facade of unflappability. Nothing… not the daily commute, a backed-up toilet, or the new puppy eating the brand new sofa, can upset our personal apple cart. Well, guys, it’s time to come clean (literally) because, deep down inside, all men know that there is one thing that can shatter […]

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To Give or Regive: 8 Rules of Regifting

Have you ever wondered if you’ve been regifted? Have you ever been the perpetrator of an intentional re-gift? Do you know the re-gifting rules? We’ve all been there. At some point during the year, someone is going to give you an absolutely awful gift; one that fits you…well, not at all. The tried and true […]

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10 Ways That Life is Like the Winter Olympics

Athletes from around the world have come to Sochi, Russia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games,  also known as the winter Olympics, to participate in 98 separate sporting events in 15 disciplines. The Russian Government spent more than $51 billion constructing sporting venues, hotels, stores and restaurants for the onslaught of athletes, officials, trainers, coaches […]

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Valentine’s Day in History and Tradition

Ah, February 14, Valentine’s Day! Children exchange Valentine’s Day cards at school, guys give the women in their lives heart-shaped boxes of candy, couples exchange “I Love You!” cards and balloons, and we all secretly hope that we’ll be someone’s Valentine. Retailers are well aware of the importance of this day. Last year, all of […]

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Tips to Beat the New Year’s Blues

Christmas is over. New Year’s Day has come and gone. The Christmas tree has been tucked away in the garage or basement until next December. Friends and family have gone home. Nothing remains of the holiday season, except the bills. Is it any wonder that many people experience a sense of depression in the New […]

Home of the Brave: Hispanic American War Heroes

November 11 was Veterans Day; the day set aside by Americans to celebrate the contributions of those courageous men and women, past and present, who have served in our Armed Forces. And while many Latinos may have a tendency to think of themselves and their families as relatively recent arrivals on the American scene, the […]

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Is Virtual School Right for Your Child?

My 13-year old son attends virtual school. He takes all of his classes online, through the use of our home PC. It is not the type of school that my wife and I originally intended for him (we’re traditionalists in that regard). But he had an extended illness at the beginning of his 7th grade […]