8-year-old Kate learns the gift of giving

...missing friend, but Piglet and Aurora remain lost. Aurora belongs to Kate's longtime pen pal Ella, who lives in Virginia. The moms met through a women's writing group three years ago. When they found out they both home school their kids, the idea of their...
Living & Growing: Honoring those who sacrifice

...their lives forever.When I think of Memorial Day, I not only think of soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice but also their moms and dads, husbands and wives and their children who also sacrificed. They live with these losses every day. Some deal with...
Slack Tide: Mother's Day: It's more than Capri pants and guilt

...apolitical initiatives like recognizing American moms. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson officially...relate to, especially those forced by their moms to watch "The Bridges of Madison County...western civilization (sorry, all you other moms in western civilization, but she is...
Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...developed gestational diabetes by the 26th week of pregnancy were 40 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism than those whose moms didn't have diabetes. Of about 3,400 autistic children, 130 were exposed to diabetes early in pregnancy.Autism affects...
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Letter: Go blue on Friday

...ask when they have lost something - a feeling of safety - and are working to get it back. Getting it back takes all of us: moms and dads, friends, community members and leaders. Protecting, teaching and loving the children in our lives is more than...
Wearable Art of Place: Regalia

...blanket designed for her by her uncle, Tlingit artist Ricky Tagaban, as her first piece of regalia. The blanket, called "Two Moms Regalia" honors Enza's mothers, Cruise and Folletti.At the close of the event, Tlingit elder, poet and translator Nora...
Kodiak moms make 'stroller strides' toward fitness

...babies, strollers and running to help moms get in shape.Stroller Strides is a new hourlong fitness class that allows moms to work out with their babies.Jamie...California mom. In Stroller Strides classes, moms use the natural environment, strollers...
Can Web-savvy activist moms change Japan?

...TOKYO - Japan's nuclear crisis has turned Mizuho Nakayama into one of a small but growing number of Internet-savvy activist moms.Worried about her 2-year-old son and distrustful of government and TV reports that seemed to play down radiation risks...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Student moms need child care 9/2/98

...Until that person is found, student moms can use funding from other assistance programs...hours per week. It's hard for the teen moms to manage, Shaw said. They are especially...are their only mode of transportation. Moms can spend up to four hours per day traveling...
A new chapter

...called "Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed...which comes out Nov. 18. She, the other moms and the book's authors will all attend...and the Juneau community - and the other moms who found themselves in similar situations...


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