Breed Browsing: How to Choose Kinds of Dog for Your Family

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Puppy love, it’s a real thing, and we’re not talking about the early days of a budding romance. We’re talking about all kinds of dogs, and the intense obsession you’re about to have with your furry friend.…

Family Bonding in the Kitchen

UPDATED November 16th, 2017 I have a special place in my heart for all things Abuelos and for allowing children to learn, grow and respect the elders in their lives. Sometimes it’s easy to take grandparents for granted as either always…

Food & Wine: How to Archive Abuela’s Culinary Arsenal with Style

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UPDATED November 14th, 2017 For so many of us, the kitchen isn’t just the heart of your home, but also the heart of your family. When you think about your favorite family traditions, most of them probably involve food, cooking or eating…

10 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Thanksgiving

UPDATED November 7th, 2017 Thanksgiving has, and probably always will be, my favorite day of the year. It is a time for gathering together with family and friends—those whom we hold closest to our hearts. Although I try to teach my…

5 Creative Ways to Set a Picture Perfect Holiday Table

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UPDATED November 7th, 2017 The perfect holiday celebration needs a few key ingredients: family and loved ones, delicious food, and a really beautiful table. Don’t underestimate the power of a gorgeously put together table; as the NY Times…

Autumn Journeys: 9 Fall Family Trips to Keep Things Happy

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UPDATED October 26th, 2017 Taking regular vacations with your family can strengthen your bond and generate unforgettable memories you will cherish forever. That said, traveling with kids is expensive, challenging and sometimes more stressful…

Skin Conditions From Warts to Moles: How to Manage the Skin You're In

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Believe it or not, a 2013 study by the Mayo Clinic found that skin conditions were one of top reasons for doctor visits. Skin problems are extremely common and often extremely distressing since they're hard to hide and, sadly, they're a source…

Kinship Control: How to Trace Your Ancestry and Make a Family Tree

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Tracing your ancestry and creating a family tree is a fun, fascinating, educational and bonding experience. Almost all of us have those colorful family stories, passed down through the generations, about being descended from a great leader…

The New Navidad: 7 Ways to Improve Your Family’s Holiday Card

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UPDATED December 1st, 2016 Many people think that a family holiday card is an essential part of the festive season, and they’re not alone. explains this holiday tradition began in 1843 “when Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley…