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Parenting Then and Now

Jan 5, 2019

Once upon a time, the cash register was manually operated. No UPC codes, scanning options or debit transactions, no - the cashier punched in the amounts and rang up the sale. Simple.

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Dec 21, 2018

As the only child of famous feminist writer Erica Jong, Molly-Jong Fast grew up quickly. Life in New York as a kid in the 80’s was interesting, to say the least. Today, she’s a mother of three and her parenting style is drastically different from that of her mother’s.

Molly’s perspective and views on...


Dec 4, 2018

In an age of GPS and asking Siri or Alexa for directions, it's hard to believe that at one time, we relied on paper maps. Cartography and modern-day mapping still exists, however in our day-to-day lives, most of us rely on digital means to find our way.

On this episode of the Parenting Then and Now podcast, we remember...


Nov 29, 2018

Once upon a time, children were children. Kids played, they explored and they imagined worlds and adventures that existed within their minds without the help of digital tools or technology.

In a day and age where the concept of “childhood” has forever changed, a nostalgic look at simpler times can perhaps provide...


Nov 20, 2018

For many years in earlier times, the transistor radio was the only way to go if you wanted to take your music with you. Before the days of FM radio stations that dedicated hours to playing full albums, the transistor radio provided music over AM radio, and that was fine.

During its heyday, the transistor radio could be...