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Parenting Then and Now

Aug 15, 2018

Back in the day, entertainment options were often limited and fairly simple. Film lovers could do the conventional thing - go to a cinema and watch the latest popular flick or they could make another choice.

The drive-in movie phenomenon allowed for the viewing of films outdoors, under the stars. This throwback to...


Jul 31, 2018

When Nora McInerny suffered a miscarriage, lost her father to cancer then suffered the loss of her husband, Aaron, to a brain tumor all within weeks of each other, she had a decision to make: fall apart or deal with it. She chose the latter, and, although it took some time, made her the unique and enlightened person...


Jul 27, 2018

Who knew that there was a time in the future where "developing" pictures was no longer a thing? In the blink of an eye and with a digital snap of a button, selfies, landscapes and family images could be captured, viewed saved - or deleted - in an instant.

Before the digital age and smartphones, taking a physical roll of...


Jul 6, 2018

Julie Cole knows all about parenting.

Raised in the 70's and 80's, this mother of six who has taken the wise words and advice of her Irish Catholic grandmother and used this knowledge to become the amazing parent that she is today.

Julie's childhood was largely influenced by not only her grandmother, but her...


Jun 21, 2018

Before cellphones, texting and digital technology in general, there was a quaint thing called a "phone booth." Conveniently installed on most roads and streets in many cities, both urban and rural, these relics from the past provided a connection to our loved ones, our friends and more.

Phone booths also served many...