Selecting Books For Reluctant Readers

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Some children take to reading easily. If you have a reluctant reader in the family, selecting books that fit can be extra challenging. Here are some tips that have worked.

Grandparents, Get on Board With the Parents Program

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Parents have many fresh, new approaches to child-rearing. If grandparents want access to their grandchildren, they better be on board with their programs.

A Gorge-ous Drive Along the Columbia River


The Columbia River Gorge, just east of Portland, Oregon, is a is a must-see destination. We stayed in Hood River and drove the historic Columbia River Highway.

Zumba: The Workout for All Ages

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Zumba is a fast-paced dance program which fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves. It’s the fastest and most fun hour of exercise I’ve ever done.

Think Critically Before You Buy Pink

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Think critically when a company claims a portion of their proceeds go to cancer research. Do you know how much money actually goes to research and which organizations get the money?