Modern Life

Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 29
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — We were in paradise, surrounded by lush trees and waterfalls in El Yunque rainforest. But the pint-sized traveler on my...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 29
Parents should lose the flash cards, learning apps and other educational gadgets and strategies de jour, advises Stephen Camarata, a child...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Though my grandmother was a fashion designer, I hate buying clothes, and I still wear outfits from high school — in the last century....
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 5
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents worried their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 11
NEW YORK — The start of the school year is here, and you haven’t shopped yet? Don’t fret. To get the best deals, it’s all in the timing. Need a...
Published on August 23, 2015 - Page 29
LANCASTER (AP) — No one should call 9-1-1 for a non-emergency such as a skin rash or just because they’re feeling tired. But people do. Lancaster...
Published on August 23, 2015 - Page 29
INDIANAPOLIS — Danessa Molinder entered the courtyard wearing a white dress and matching veil. Her groom waited at the other end, in front of...
Published on August 23, 2015 - Page 29
Soon after Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, Todd Mitchem’s son proposed using the plant for a horticulture project at his Montessori school...
Published on August 16, 2015 - Page 29
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Facebook’s handling of your headshot is the subject of class-action lawsuits that pose the question: When someone turns your mug...
Published on August 16, 2015 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3...
Published on August 16, 2015 - Page 29
Commercial schools have been around for centuries, providing training in fields like accounting and construction that loftier educational...
Published on August 15, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK — When it comes to where you plant yourself in a movie theater, you’re either a seat-specific Goldilocks or you’re with one. And if you and...
Published on August 9, 2015 - Page 29
DALLAS (AP) — Angela Alston always lived with roommates, at first to save money right out of school and then because she liked it. Sometimes total...
Published on August 9, 2015 - Page 29
Hard work, persistence, initiative. Can the skills found among entrepreneurs help today’s young people navigate their way to success? Absolutely, say...
Published on August 9, 2015 - Page 29
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) —There are many companies out there devoted strictly to dating. But an Alabama native and Auburn University graduate’s company...
Published on August 9, 2015 - Page 33
NEW YORK (AP) — Lupita Nyong’o, the Oscar-winner for her role in Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave” will make her New York stage debut in September...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 15
LONG BEACH, N.Y. — At 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 29
NEW YORK — For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to-school gear. Supplies with...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 29
Much is made about two distinct styles of parenting. We’ve got the hovering helicopters and the risk-taking free-rangers, and back-to-school season...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 29
While many parents hit the stores to find their children’s back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes this season. And for some...

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