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  • Education Matters: Health pros went to bat for daughter

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • Family travel five: Resorts offer specials in wake of hurricanes

    Family travel five: Resorts offer specials in wake of hurricanes
    In the aftermath of hurricanes and tropical storms, hotels, resorts and inns are eager to extend their signature hospitality. Here are five places to consider: 1. Cape Codder Resort & Spa, Hyannis, Mass. This Cape Cod resort is offering a post-Irene...
  • Fall Travel Deals

    Labor Day Weekend is behind us and many people assume that means travel season is over. But according to Emily Kauffman, otherwise known as the Travel Mom, this is a wonderful time of year for a getaway; the weather is spectacular, destinations are less...
  • Thanksgiving, an American meal

    Thanksgiving, an American meal
    When Thanksgiving spread around the country in the mid-19th century, it was in the hope that holiday good feelings would heal the rift between North and South. So, the Thanksgiving menu had a certain amount of can't-we-all-get-together culinary...
  • SeaWorld trainer tribute: Shamu Believe show resumes with standing ovation

    SeaWorld trainer tribute: Shamu Believe show resumes with standing ovation
    It was back to business at SeaWorld's Shamu Stadium on Saturday, but there were some glaring differences in a show that has brought tourists from across the globe to the celebrate the beauty of jumping killer whales. On an emotional morning that...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    Taking the Kids -- to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    It's a family vacation first. No, I'm not talking about how you can feel the dragon's breath as you soar over Hogsmeade with Harry Potter on his forbidden journey, eat exploding candy, ride on a dragon, drink frozen butter beer (tastes like cream soda...
  • 'You can't live your life with hate in your heart'

    'You can't live your life with hate in your heart'
    Members of an Orange County family that lost a father and three sons in a crash involving a man accused of drunken driving said Monday they were grieving but not vengeful. Forgiveness is what Roy McConnell — who died with his sons early Sunday in...
  • Taking the Kids -- Aboard the biggest cruise ship afloat

    Taking the Kids -- Aboard the biggest cruise ship afloat
    Think family vacation -- on steroids. Think every kind of food the kids and you could want 24-7 (wine-pairing menus to burgers and fries, chicken noodle soup to gazpacho, healthy smoothies to ice cream sundaes), entertainment ("Hairspray" to synchronized...
  • Family vacation at Willow-Witt Ranch in Oregon

    Family vacation at Willow-Witt Ranch in Oregon
    Here are some unintended consequences of our family's late-August vacation at the Willow-Witt Ranch in southern Oregon: Our children, then 22 months and 4, prefer fresh goat's milk to the store-bought stuff from a cow. They also think it is...
  • Children’s museums take a hands-on approach to little visitors

    Children’s museums take a hands-on approach to little visitors
    As our theater seats rocked back and forth for "takeoff," the kids watching the 4-D animated film "Journey to the Center of the Barnett Shale" at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History squealed in unison. We had been sprayed with so much mist that...
  • Smart tips smooth out family travel

    Smart tips smooth out family travel
    It takes a village to raise a child, and at least as many to entertain one on an airplane. With that in mind, Nina Willdorf, editor in chief of Budget Travel, collected travel advice from her readers for a handy new book, "The Smart Family's Passport: 350...
  • Camping restyled: Modern campgrounds now have loads of extras

    Camping restyled: Modern campgrounds now have loads of extras
    When I was a child, camping in style meant sleeping in a trailer and not having to use a flashlight to find the bathroom. Today, the great outdoors is filled with everything from inflatable bounce pillows to cappuccino carts and Wi-Fi. I remember camping...