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Common Courtesy 101: How to travel with kids

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A few weeks ago, I was headed home from Jamaica with my family in tow. We had just spent an exhausting week laying around on the beach, drinking Red Stripe and searching for crabs. With a four-hour flight ahead of us, we were ready for some R&R.

Unfortunately, the family next to us had other ideas.

As soon as our plane took off, they whipped ...Read more

Cooking with kids: Making mac and cheese from scratch, for the first or the 1,000th time

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If your household includes children, you likely lost count long ago of the number of bowls of macaroni and cheese you've made, ordered at restaurants, microwaved or poured out of a box. As if by some collective agreement, the stuff becomes locked into our food psyches from an absurdly early age, the very definition of comfort food.

There's good...Read more

A kid-friendly guide to Yosemite

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My 5-year-old is so giddy, he's doing a happy dance atop his father's shoulders. It's a crisp Saturday morning, and we are standing before Yosemite's Tunnel View with a small group of hikers. The bright sun casts shadows on the iconic El Capitan and Half Dome rock formations as Benjamin regales us with imagined tales of the creatures lurking ...Read more


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