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Leap day babies have to wait four long years to celebrate their real birthdays, as delightfully explained by Gilbert & Sullivan in “Pirates of Penzance.” So, they’re entitled to some special recognition. Happy birthday, leapies! You’ll be four years older […]

I love to recommend romantic movies for Valentine’s Day. This year, how about some movies starring real-life movie sweethearts? Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward made several films together, including “The Long, Hot Summer” and “Rachel Rachel” (he directed, she starred). […]

How many “Groundhog Days” did Bill Murray spend in Punxsutawney?

Many thanks to Claire Lazebnik for sharing this wonderful video. “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda visits his elementary school to sing a wonderful tribute to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, every family should take time to talk about this great American leader and hero of the Civil Rights Movement. There are outstanding films and other resources for all ages. I highly […]

Kwanzaa is an African-American holiday that celebrates the values of unity, self-determination, work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith. Kwanzaa Kwest is a good way to help families teach children about the holiday.

This adorable Nativity play is endearingly natural and the enjoyment we see in Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman seems entirely authentic. The play’s dialogue was indeed made up by the children themselves, with the lead played by the son of […]

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