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Family & Friends · Lifestyle

Summer Reflections: Pride and Joy.

By Phyllis Fanzo Lombardi
By Phyllis Lombardi

Summer: Tans, bikinis, watermelon, BBQs, hot sticky car seats, baseball, long days, beaches, vacations, piña coladas and the list goes on... But not always, this summer has been a learning experience: As I get older, I seem to learn more. How could that be?

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Family & Friends · Lifestyle

For This Mom’s Summer, the Stars Moved

By Phyllis Fanzo Lombardi
My son comes home tomorrow from his summer holiday — one that has already made this a very different kind of summer. Summer can mean so many things: a new wardrobe, a new job, a new semester, vacations, camp, slower schedules. For most, it’s the end to the school year. Kids are happy. Parents? Well, a mixed swirl of emotion,…
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Family & Friends · Health

How Autism Shaped my Life, and Taught Me What’s Important

By Phyllis Fanzo Lombardi
(Editor’s Note: Today is World Autism Awareness Day. In honor of the day and the many among us whose families include  children with autism and other special needs, I asked for a post from someone in my own family, who’s already shown great leadership in helping families of children with autism.  I hope more of you will comment below, and…
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Emotional Health

A Surprising Revelation At My Harvard Reunion

By Tamar Bihari
By Tamar Bihari Harvard is a beautiful campus.  The ivy may be gone – they removed it when I was an  undergraduate, as it was damaging the buildings – but the rest is all still there: the low-slung red brick buildings encircling the green swath of Harvard Yard, the white stone temple of Widener Library with its majestic columns and…
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