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Farewell to the year we all spent in slow motion

We have been living through this global pandemic for over a year now. Our lives have been changed forever, and we have to find new ways to celebrate life! Last year, we were afraid to open the doors to family, friends and our neighbors. Some of those people were claimed by the virus, but they will be with us forever in our memories and dreams.

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Tips to combat child weight gain during the pandemic

With the stress of the ongoing pandemic, children starting to go back to school in person after months of virtual school, sport and activity cancellations, and the change of what was considered the “normal” routine, it can be easy to consider your child’s weight gain of a few extra pounds as temporary. But this weight gain may not be trivial.

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5 Reasons ‘The Goldbergs’ Is So Relatable

About three years ago, my good friend Beth recommended watching “The Goldbergs,” an ABC period sitcom about a family of five. At the time, although I had heard of it, and maybe caught a glimpse of it in passing once or twice, I never figured out a way to carve out the time to sit down and watch. 

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Money: A Real Discussion

We can all agree on this: Kids are expensive. I am not a financial guru and this isn’t going to be a “how to manage money” article. I’m simply a single mother who is sharing her experience in this parenthood journey. One of those least talked about experiences is money.

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Thu 15

Art with Heart

April 15 - April 24
Sat 17

Be the Difference Virtual 5K

April 17 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Sat 17

Funky Junk Kids Crafting in Manheim

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sun 18

Maple Sugar Festival

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 18

Owl presentation

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm