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Posted Dec 16, 2014 at 1:01 AM

That famous story by O’Henry is often revisited at this holiday time of year. A young couple who are struggling financially have no money to buy each other the beautiful gifts they would like to give. Each of them has one possession they treasure: the husband, a gold watch that belonged to his father, the wife, her amazing long hair that reaches her knees. When the holiday arrives and they exchange their gifts, it turns out that the husband has sold his watch to buy special combs for his wife’s...

Posted Dec 16, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Posted Dec 10, 2014 at 1:01 AM

By Tracy BeckermanMore Content NowWhoever said “bad things happen in threes” clearly never lived in my house. In the span of 24 hours, my husband got food poisoning, the dog got sick and my daughter came down with mono.

Posted Dec 9, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Much has been written and there has been much discussion about a current case before the Supreme Court that is of great significance for working mothers. The case concerns a United Parcel Service driver who was put on an unpaid disability leave...

Posted Dec 2, 2014 at 1:01 AM

It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas — one holiday tumbling right after another. It is an exciting time for children but often a time of stress for parents who have the responsibility of making it all happen. It can take...

Posted Dec 1, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Arabella “Bella" Adams of El Dorado will be celebrating her fourth birthday on Saturday, Dec. 6.

Posted Dec 1, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Howard and Lois (SaHerthwaite) Cool will soon be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

Posted Dec 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Claudia S. McCoy, a retired Susan B. Allen Hospital Registered Nurse, turns 70 on December 24.

Posted Nov 25, 2014 at 1:01 AM

“I feel as though I have lost my sweet, good little boy,” a teary eyed mother said to me recently referring to her 2-year-old. Her upset was a response to a change in his behavior. Having been an easy-to-manage child, he now was refusing to go along...

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 11:12 AM

I don’t know what Thanksgiving Day is like for you, but for me, it’s better than the other 364. It’s without a doubt, my absolute most favorite day of the year. But for about the last 17 years, it’s also been the bitter sweetest day for me.

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 9:45 AM

In discussions about children’s behavior, the focus is often on negative behavior — behavior that is unacceptable to others. In such instances, children may be viewed as “misbehaving.” But sometimes behavior is negative in the sense that it creates...

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