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Meet the Thornes

Brad and Colleen Thorne live in Peach Bottom, Lancaster County, but they feel most at home when traveling in their RV—a billboard on wheels for Plastic Pennies, a statewide mission they created to collect used gift cards, recycle them and donate any leftover balance on the card to local nonprofits (see related story on page 8). The couple has been married for a decade and has three children, Sarah, 8, Cameron, 4, and Lily Belle, 1, and a pet goldfish named Lauren...

Mothers Day Contest Submissions

Read all of our Mother's Day contest submissions and submit your own notes to mom for Mothers Day!

Pick Your Battles

We’ve all heard the saying, “Pick your battles.” That sounds like a good way to reduce unnecessary fights, but exactly how are we supposed to pick the right ones?

Feeling Exhausted? Check Your Heart

Carol Tomcavage was only in her mid-40s when her symptoms began, but the mother of three knew something wasn’t right. “I was extremely tired. I was never so tired in my whole life,” she said. The Lancaster woman knew she needed medical help, but doctors were stumped with her symptoms. “I was exhausted and out of breath. I kept going to my doctors and telling them about it,” Tomcavage said. Although doctors performed thyroid and other tests, they couldn’t find anything wrong...

Mom Makeover: Lancaster mom brakes for a change

It was just like one of those makeover shows on tlc—a family member or close friend enters a deserving someone to win a makeover, and that special someone is whisked away to do some shopping, followed by a makeover and a revealing of their new look to their family and friends.

Justin Bieber surprises number one fan

This week’s viral video has received more than 40,000,000 views and has made many Justin Bieber fans extremely jealous.

Almost Famous

I distinctly remember being very small and encountering adults who would bend down to interrogate me about my future career path. “So, what do YOU want to be when you grow up,” they’d ask...

The overreactor in all of us

Ok, so you think you’re a perfectly reasonable and logical person. But sometimes, when your mate says or does something that makes you feel criticized, ignored or disrespected, you shout out your defense and soon find yourself in a full-blown war of words. You know the situation is out of control, but you don’t know what else to say to get your (totally reasonable!) point across. A friend...

Doing the math: Calculating the cost of child care

The average family in Pennsylvania spends $5,000 to $12,000 annually to put one child in full-time daycare, according to the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies. With the rising cost of gas, food and everything else that families need to keep going, factor in the cost of child care and many families are finding themselves strapped...

The invisible woman and the DMV

Life is a series of snapshots—frozen moments in time that serve as proof you were "here." From the long ago black and white, often yellowed and musty-smelling photos of ourselves as an infant, to the present-day digital downloads, it's all documented.

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