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Glass Half Full! Down Syndrome

Marybeth and Charles Meacham have three children: sons who are in their forties and a daughter who is thirty-eight. Their daughter Anne attended college and now works as a textile hanger with Goodwill Industries in Richmond – she inspects donated…

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Oh, Baby! Family Travel

Today’s parents rarely see eye-to-eye, except on this: We agree that our own children are ridiculously wonderful! And yet. Blend kids – and babies, especially – with travel? Yeah, that often feels just plain ridiculous. If you’re the parent who’s been…

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The Familiar Face of Teen Acne

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who’s the zittiest of them all? Sad to say, but nearly every teenager meets a moment when the answer to that question seems painfully clear: It’s me. But even if the scourge of teenage acne…

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Celebrating Gingerbread Season!

When my family lived in Ohio a few years back, we visited the Cleveland Botanical Garden every year at Christmas to see the gingerbread houses. Over time, that became my favorite holiday tradition. The artistry amazed me, and we had…

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A Very Disney Christmas

No disrespect to the other holidays, but Christmas is my favorite time of year. I love it all, from the sparkling lights to Christmas trees adorned in tinsel and decorations. But what I love the best is the spirit of…

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The Caregiver’s Guide for Families

Tina Burton says that for most of her life, her dad’s happy place was “outside, framing houses in the sun.” A lifelong carpenter, he started working with his own father when he was a boy of ten. “His whole identity…

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Family Leave is a Win-Win

Six years ago, as they anticipated the birth of their first child, Kelley and her husband did more than just furnish the nursery – they got serious about saving. Even though Kelley had a good job in the government sector…

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Starting a School from Scratch!

When LeBron James opened the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, at the start of this school year, the optimism was off the charts. Here in Richmond, Johnny Harris can relate to the euphoria of starting a school from scratch, even though he…

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