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Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Family fun takes the stage this summer

 Popular musicals abound around central Illinois this summer. Whether you’re into dancing paper boys or have a soft spot for recalcitrant beasts, pack your bug spray and your rosé.New Salem’
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 12:00 am

Battling germs this cold season

 Yes, cold season is upon us. But fear not. While you may want to keep your child in a bubble to avoid germs altogether, it wouldn’t do much for anyone’s sanity. There are plenty of more effe
Capital City Parent
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:00 am

Why we should just run

Don’t let exercise be the first thing you eliminate when you are feeling the crunch because it might be what you need to maintain your balance and sanity. – Carson TateWhen we parents travel on pl
Capital City Senior
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:00 am

Disrupt Aging serves as a battle cry in a new era of aging

“At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself.” –Maya AngelouDisrupt Aging serves as both a declaration of middle-aged and senior vitality and an exhortation to do more. Jo
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am

A spiritual approach to parenting

 One could say Dr. Shefali Tsabary is onto something. The New York clinical psychologist got the attention and respect of Oprah Winfrey with her first book, 2010’s The Conscious Parent, which W
Capital City Parent
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am
 If grit still makes you think of sandpaper or southern breakfasts, you haven’t been paying attention. In the past few years, grit has become an important buzzword in the study of children’s
Capital City Jobs
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am

Minding the gaps

 When you are attempting to reenter the workforce after an extended absence, it can be daunting to submit your resume with pride and confidence. You need not be deceptive about your work history
Capital City Wedding
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:00 am

Premarital counseling for a strong foundation

 Premarital counseling is something that can sometimes fall by the wayside in the excitement of planning a wedding. It certainly can seem like a bummer compared to the thrill of dress shopping an


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