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Occupy Thisnew

Why the Tea Party and Occupy movements are not alike.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Catherine Durkin Robinson  |  11-02-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Buc, Yesnew

Learning to love football season: One woman's advice.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Catherine Durkin Robinson  |  10-04-2011  |  Commentary

Spies Like Usnew

The slippery slope of stealth parenting.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Catherine Durkin Robinson  |  09-14-2011  |  Commentary

Robert De Niro Settles Down in a Travelogue Family Dramanew

Everybody's Fine is sort of like a square version of the more lauded recent Jack Nicholson vehicle About Schmidt, and its squareness is the main reason I prefer it.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Herrington  |  12-07-2009  |  Reviews

How the Sustainable-Food Movement Drove One Family to the Frozen-Food Aislenew

While I was thinking about what kinds of foods are good for my kids' bodies and our Earth, my family was seeing less and less of me. That's when it came to me: I'm not going to cook anymore.
East Bay Express  |  Sierra Filucci  |  09-23-2009  |  Food+Drink

Memoir 'Traveling with Pomegranates' Offers European Reflectionsnew

Pomegranates goes back 11 years, when Sue Monk Kidd was contemplating trying fiction for the first time. Ann Kidd Taylor had just graduated college, suffering from depression with no clear picture for her life.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jonathan Sanchez  |  09-09-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Don't Let the Holidays Trap You in Old Family Scriptsnew

Family. Merrymaking. Gift giving. It ought to be so cozy and fun, just like an old postcard. But making it through the next few weeks definitely has its challenges.
NOW Magazine  |  Elizabeth Bromstein  |  12-22-2008  |  Advice

Pregnancy Is the New Blacknew

While celebrity stalkers delight in Hollywood babies, Beltway pundits are parsing and spinning the latest wave of ovarian escapades. Have girls really gone wild?
Boston Phoenix  |  Kara Baskin  |  09-11-2008  |  Commentary

'Nim's Island' Satisfies with Both Parents and Tweensnew

The nice thing about this likable fantasy adventure is that it satisfies Swiss Family Robinson fantasies and intuitively caters to our deep-seated need for our favorite communication devices.
The Georgia Straight  |  Patty Jones  |  04-14-2008  |  Reviews

Wedding Tips for Blended Familiesnew

How do couples with kids from previous partnerships negotiate weddings?
Eugene Weekly  |  Amanda Burhop  |  01-12-2007  |  Culture

Family Tiesnew

Ex-members of a cult that once advocated sex between adults and children want the group's leaders exposed and punished.
Houston Press  |  Craig Malisow  |  11-22-2005  |  Religion

Holy Steamrollersnew

The religious right attempts a coup against the federal judiciary. Will it succeed -- or prompt a backlash?
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  04-28-2005  |  Politics

Lessons From Frozen Griddlecakenew

Sad, disturbing societal lessons are found in the frozen-foods section.
Tucson Weekly  |  Renee Downing  |  03-24-2005  |  Commentary

Screener of Firefighters Is on Board of Anti-Gay Groupnew

Dr. Michael Campion, who gives psychological evaluations to applicants to a number of fire and police departments, doesn't mention in his curriculum vitae that he's on the board of the Illinois Family Institute. That organization says it is "dedicated to defending marriage, family, and the sanctity of life."
Illinois Times  |  Dusty Rhodes  |  08-19-2004  |  LGBT

Village Voice Writer Chronicles Woman's Life after Prisonnew

Released after 16 years in prison, Elaine Bartlett finds that the family she longed to rejoin has many troubles. Gonnerman describes the ex-convict's plight in writing that is plain and sometimes a bit dull, but this book has some remarkable sections and memorable moments.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Scott Carlson  |  08-07-2004  |  Nonfiction

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