Saturday, August 11, 2018

Parenting & Relationships

5 things to do under $5: Meet WWE’s Jimmy and Jey Uso, ‘Hamilton’ sing-along

5 things to do under $5: Meet WWE’s Jimmy and Jey Uso, ‘Hamilton’ sing-along

1 Meet WWE Stars: Meet and take photos with former Smackdown Tag Team champions Jimmy and Jey Uso. The twin brothers hold multiple records, including the record for the longest-reigning champions and the most reigns at three. It’s free to see them 11...
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Tell Me About It: Boyfriend won’t stand up to cruel brother

Q: I just spent the weekend in the company of my boyfriend’s brother, who mimicked/mocked me, belittled almost all my actions, and made fun of my chronic health condition. My boyfriend says this is just "’George’s’ sense of humor," and that I should ...
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Tell Me About It: Parent gets no help with school events

Q: I have been involved in our high school parent club for eight years. Each year we put out notices that parents are needed to coordinate events for students. For the last several years, a few parents have volunteered to help with events, but no one...
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Tell Me About It: Parents refuse to call baby by her name

My parents are determined to call my brother’s newborn by her middle name "Berry" rather than "Apple," her first name. My parents first claimed they could not pronounce "Apple" but soon revealed they just dislike the name, think the baby will have to...
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Tell Me About It: Dealing with troubled sister causes guilt

Q: I don’t know how to help my troubled sister. She has been fighting the world since she was a little girl.She is so unhappy and stops speaking to friends and family members, including me, on a rotating basis.It is always someone else’s fault and sh...
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Tell Me About It: Is it too late to reach out to ghosted friend?

Q: I had a wonderful best friend for years. She moved across the country after college, we stayed close for a long while, then started to drift. She moved back four years ago. We tried to hang out a couple of times. It never happened.While complex, t...
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Tell Me About It: Deciding when to reveal genetic heritage

Q: I am pregnant with a child conceived with a donor egg and my husband’s sperm. I also have a young son.Now that I am finally pregnant, I am trying to figure out how, when and whether to disclose. I believe the child has the right to know his or her...
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Tax-free weekend, health screenings and more back to school events in Tampa Bay

Tax-free weekend, health screenings and more back to school events in Tampa Bay

Sales Tax Holiday The state sales tax will be waived on all school supplies, clothing and computers Aug. 3-5 at retail stores throughout Florida. For details, visit floridarevenue.com. Wellness Immunizations, health screenings, dental checks and h...
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Goodwill donations in August get BOGO tickets to Dinosaur World

Goodwill donations in August get BOGO tickets to Dinosaur World

If you are ready to rid of items you’ve had around your house since the Jurassic period, you can get free tickets for children to Dinosaur World by donating to Goodwill Industries beginning Aug. 1. Goodwill shoppers who round up their purchases to th...
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In the few weeks before school starts, experts offer tips on getting ready mentally and physically

In the few weeks before school starts, experts offer tips on getting ready mentally and physically

By the second week of August, public schools will be back in session across the Tampa Bay area. That may seem far off, but sleep experts say now is when parents need to start easing the kids (and themselves) into those early wakeup routines. The foll...
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