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A day defined by a symphony of noises

If it beeps, buzzes, clangs, dings, vibrates, lights up, pops up or chirps, it rules my day.

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Triple the savings? Not exactly

How does a family with triplets save money? Is it even possible? Well, yes and no.

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Scare-Me-Nots save the day (and night)

A kid's-eye view of the Capital District.

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Kitchen Table Time

Nourish the little noggins

Making memories at the kitchen table.

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[Photo Gallery] Taking a peek at farm life

Indian Ladder Farms showcases baby animals and activities

Baby animals returned to Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont on Saturday, May 4, with children clamoring to chicks, ducklings, bunnies, lambs, pigs and goats.

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A kingdom of chaos needs a queen

As one can imagine, life with triplets can get a bit chaotic. And by chaotic, I mean that we can go in an instant from a calm “yes, we can color until dinner” to a full tribal scream.

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Sometimes there are no easy answers

My kids ask questions. Lots and lots of questions. While we are having dinner, reading books, cooking and their favorite time: when I am driving.

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Glitch By Heather Anastasiu. 308 pages.

Unlike most others in this dystopian fantasy, Zoe can feel things. Hurt, anger, love, all of the emotions most can't feel because of a chip installed in their brains. As she tries to keep her "Glitch" a secret, Zoe finds out that she has the ability to move things with ...

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"The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordan

Meet Piper Leo and Jason as they all go on a quest to save Olympus. Jason wakes up on a bus and he doesn’t remember why. Piper is given a choice to betray her friends and save her father or let him die and save her friends. Leo can work ...

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‘The Paradise Trap’ by Catherine Jinks

When Marcus goes to the beach in an old trailer for a vacation, he didn’t expect anything to happen. He didn’t know that there was a basement in his trailer. One day, when he shows a stepson of his mother’s old friend his trailer, they find a secret trapdoor under ...

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Nisky High School becomes one with nature

Biology teacher unveils ‘outdoor science classroom’

Hands-on learning will be taking on an entirely new meaning at Niskayuna high school next year.

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The Family Chow

Burger Centric has options galore

Adventures in dining across the Capital District.

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Triple Threat: The challenges and rewards of parenting triplets in the Capital District

Even a crowded house can get lonely

Finding out that you are going to have triplets changes your thought process in so many ways.

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2012 Birthday party provider guide

Whether you are planning a simple soiree or an elaborate event, these options are worth exploring

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Kitchen Table Talk

An old Norwegian saying wisely tells us, "It is the duty of the present to convey the voices of the past to the ears of the future."

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Nutrition for a Healthy Family!

My Plate for Kids!

Get Your Plate in Shape for Kids! March is National Nutrition Month – a great time to see if your child’s plate matches the new food guide icon: My Plate. Choosing nutritious, balanced meals for your children is easier than ever with this new icon from the United States Department ...

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Modeling for literacy

Junior League's American Girl fashion show raises money for national organization

The American Girl Fashion Show will be held Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10. Hosted by the Junior League of Albany, the show has raised money for an organization or cause for more than 15 years running.

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Library opens new worlds

This summer, the summer between pre-K and kindergarten, has been one that has seen the most growth in my children. This is their sixth summer, and after looking at photo albums and thinking about past summers, I have come to the realization that this may be one that will stand out in my mind the longest.

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