Saturday, September 22, 2018

Parenting & Relationships

ZooTampa adds more tricks, treats to Creatures of the Night Halloween party

ZooTampa adds more tricks, treats to Creatures of the Night Halloween party

ZooTampa at Lowry Park is bringing back its nighttime Halloween party, Creatures of the Night, adding this year some new scare zones for older kids, animal shows and some devilish food. On Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 5 to Oct. 27, the zoo at 1101...
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Tell Me About It: Mom is frustrated by teenís dislike of academics

Q: I have a 15-year-old son who is obviously bright but hates school. My husband and I canít helicopter him to success because (a) we donít want to be helicopter parents, and (b) he has developed ninja-like skills when it comes to evading any attempt...
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Tell Me About It: In search of ways to stop the family over-talker

Q: During extended family get-togethers with my side of the family, there is one person who does 95 percent of the talking. When I ask someone else in the room a question about their lives, this person always jumps in and takes over the conversation ...
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Mom-to-be decides who will join her in deliveryQ: I am six months pregnant with my first child. Iíve been fixated a bit on who to have in the delivery room with me, I think because itís one of the few elements I can control in this pregnancy. Should ...
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Tell Me About It: Momís support shouldnít sacrifice her principles

Q: My 27-year-old daughter recently broke up with her live-in boyfriend. Now she wants me to tell her Iím on her side of every dispute.Itís her life, sheís an adult: Got it. But should I really be expected to tell her she acted well when she didnít? ...
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Tell Me About It: Sister learns the hard way to be present in marriage

Q: I just got off the phone with my sister, who is married and has a 9-year-old daughter. Her husband has been having an emotional affair with his high school sweetheart. My sister knows because she has been going through his phone; apparently, he se...
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Tell Me About It: An excellent memory seems to freak people out

Q: I have an excellent memory for details and while itís a great asset in my work (I do statistical analysis for a pharmaceutical company), it seems to be a detriment in my personal life for reasons I do not understand.I can remember innocuous things...
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Tell Me About It: Approach troubled niece with open ears

Q: I set up time to hang out with my 14-year-old niece, who is very sweet and also has been getting in trouble ó skipping school, lying to family, etc. She reminds me so much of myself at her age. I figure I can relate to her in that regard and try t...
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Tell Me About It: Should they ghost materialistic parents?

Q: My parents (mom and stepdad) are in their 70s, retired, healthy, and doing well financially. They spend their money on traveling the globe and constantly remodeling their new Florida McMansion. Thatís fine. My sister had joint-replacement surgery ...
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From churches to breweries, 10 behind-the-scenes tours you can take in Tampa Bay

From churches to breweries, 10 behind-the-scenes tours you can take in Tampa Bay

A good number of these tours are free.
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