Sunday, May 28, 2017

When a Child Leaves Home . . . A Parent Worries

As heartbreaking as the Haiti earthquake is, the most compelling to me out of the dozens of human interest stories emerging from the rubble is the story of the...

Fear of Flying

I arrived at Liberty International Airport at Newark this past Sunday ready for a full day of travel back to school in the San Francisco Bay area after a...

The End of a Long Year

This is my last column of the year and also the last one of the decade, one that I can’t say I’m sorry to see come to an end....

Outsourcing’s Outcasts

Clifford was one of the first people we met at Village School in West Windsor back in 1997 when we first moved to this area and Katie, just seven...

Remote Control Mastery

Eureka! I am pleased to announce that I have discovered the high-tech, low-cal equivalent of eating the entire box of chocolates! This guilty pleasure is a direct result of...

Why I Chose Chris Christie

We have a new governor in the state of New Jersey, and as usual, the Suburban Mom seems to have her finger right on the pulse of the electorate.“Wes...

Let’s Talk About Ovaries

You’ve probably seen them tied to trees and fluttering in the breeze, bright teal ribbons lining Clarksville Road near High School South and Maurice Hawk School in West Windsor...

In Memory of David Bachner

So much has been written about David Bachner in the past few weeks, so many tears have been shed at the sudden and shocking death of the 18-year-old baseball...

The Dreaded Junior Year

There is something so peaceful about summer days, the way the days and nights blend into one another and stretch out into one week and the next. I feel...

My Michael Jackson

I know we’ve all been inundated with Michael Jackson (from one of my own children: “I loved his music, but all this media hype over his death is ridiculous”),...

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Lawrence High special needs students compete with unified track team

Lawrence High School’s unified track and field team allows special needs students to compete alongside their varsity peers.