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Kids are worriers, too

Anxiety is common among high school seniors applying to college

This year, my senior year, I noticed a common theme among my classmates: Panic.

New Mom Notes: Worth a thousand words

When I saw my baby, the beauty of sonograms snapped into focus

One skill I’ve picked up since becoming pregnant is sonogram analysis.

Grandma's Got Gigs: Grandpa's treasures

Daniel Margolis’ grandfather, Joseph Sherman, was the inspiration that encouraged Daniel to explore his family history.

Triple Threat: Murphy's Law

If it weren’t for bad luck I would have no luck.

Acorn Advice: Thanks for the advice, but how do I keep calm?

Kids almost never want to do what we tell them, but they almost always copy our actions.

The Family Chow: Woodfired fare is good fun

The Family Chow reviews Bacchus Woodfired at 33 2nd Street in Troy.

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Let's Cook: St. Patrick's Day fun

Price Chopper's Jodie Fitz shares her mint chocolate chip pancake recipe

These pancakes weren’t just tested on my crew, but with an entire grade of students. This recipe received the ‘thumbs up’ approval from all of the taste-testers.

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Picking the right preschool

Making sure your childs needs are met when transitioning to preschool

I learned the hard way that when it comes to preschools, looks can be deceiving.

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Let's Cook: Healthy hearts

Watermelon heart kabobs & Valentine's Fun Dip

A heart healthy recipe for Valentine's Day your kids are sure to enjoy.

Acorn Advice: Keeping calm

How can a one keep their patience while parenting?

"My New Year’s Resolution was to stop yelling at my kids. Any suggestions on how I can get a handle on the yelling?"

Triple Threat: Dinner table conversation

The Steuer family faces interesting dinner-time discussions

Do you remember the game called ‘Twenty Questions?' If you have ever been around young children, you know there's a phase where their favorite question is “why?”

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New Mom Notes: Two blue lines

The countdown begins for the arrival of Baby Gallagher

A common adage advises us that whenever life closes a door, it also opens a window. This past July, a prime example of this came to me in the form of a pregnancy test I took at my workplace.

Grandma's Got Gigs: Never let it go

The grandmas discuss the importance of family

Idina Menzel belts out “Let it go, let it go,” and although John Travolta may not know her name, we do.

The Family Chow: Family is the spice of life

A review of Persian Bite in Schenectady

While browsing the internet for our next Family Chow food adventure, we came across a new restaurant that offered “a place where we may learn from one another by sharing stories of love and friendship." We were intrigued by the mission statement, along with the chance to sample an unfamiliar cuisine.

Acorn Advice: Helping kids focus

The mother of a first-grader asks how to help her child stay focused in school

Help! My child is really struggling in school this year with paying attention and getting his work completed.

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