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Five Summer Events for Familes in Charlotte

Summer in the Charlotte area is a fantastic time for families to get together and spend quality time with one another. Here are some of the up and coming family-friendly events in the Charlotte area. If you're looking for a way to experience…

How To Ensure Your Child’s Next Party is an Instant Hit

When special occasions turn up for young children we want to make their day as meaningful and memorable as possible. Birthdays, graduating from pre and elementary schools, and even ordinary spring and summer days worth celebrating can live long in your child’s memory. That’s some of…

Who Can Donate Their Eggs? Egg Donation and You

Who can donate their eggs? Are there risks or side effects? Does it hurt? Who is going to use my eggs? These are some examples of valid questions a young woman asks herself when deciding to become an egg donor.…

I cannot be the only one...who wonders if removing any real discussions of religious holidays from our children's public schools, in an attempt to not push religion and/or not create an uncomfortable learning environment (I'm not really sure that either of these are the reasons), is limiting our children's cultural awareness of this great melting pot of a country.

I come from a family who believed in the religion of Christmas, we didn't attend church or ever say a prayer, but celebrated holidays with fun subject matter (an Easter bunny or a fat man in a red suit). All of the rest of my knowledge of real religions came from the holidays my friends at school celebrated with their families, and growing up in Southern California there were many different cultures to learn from. I remember my public school teachers teaching us Christmas carols and the Dreidel song. I knew my Mexican American friends had tamales on Christmas and my Jewish American friends ate latkes on Hanukkah.  Currently, my kindergartner has no clue what Hanukkah is....To read the rest of my fear that our children will become homogenized, please visit my blog here: I Cannot Be The Only One...

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