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Photo: Summer Snaps and the Emala family

It's still summer for a few more weeks, and we're keeping it fun and neighborly! Send us your summer snaps!What are you up to? Singing in the rain? Boating down the street after the...
MCPK

Finding joy, reading at the MCPK

Reading to little ones is as good for the reader as it is for the children, writes Merrill Silver about reading at the MCPK.
Lacordaire 100th

PHOTOS: Lacordaire Academy marks 100th anniversary

Lacordaire Academy began its centennial year celebrations on Oct. 24 with a Mass celebrated by The Most Rev. Bishop Manuel A. Cruz, D.D. of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Mass, concelebrated by the Rev....
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Mother matters: help kids tap into good intentions

Deep within the heart of every child is a desire to do good, writes Loyla Louvis. Here are some tips to help them, even when they misbehave.

Parents of children dependent on wheelchairs claim all-access park is not

Iris Mehler dreamed of a space where her children and their friends could play side-by-side, including those in wheelchairs. 
Scouts

Montclair Boy Scouts advance

Montclair Boy Scout Troop 13 recently celebrated the progress of several scouts at a spring Court of Honor.Christian Uva and Lucas Young both moved up to the First Class rank. Logan Bateman, Daniel Friedman,...
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Mother Matters: Creating a peaceful holiday home

"With careful planning and strategic action steps, she will ensure a peaceful vibe in her home as the holiday season approaches.," writes Loyla Louvis.
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Mother matters: encouraging the courtesy of kindness

Start with positive thinking to encourage your kids to be kind all year round, not just at random times, writes Loyla Louvis in "Mother Matters."
workshop

Montclair parents workshop to be held next Saturday

A free parent workshop titled “Emotional Regulation and Mindfulness” will take place at Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., on Saturday, March 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Preregistration is required. The workshop is presented...