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Why You Should Vacation With Your Grandkids

 

Take them places their parents wouldn't and leave their folks behind

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In the past 12 years, I have taken one or more of my six grandchildren on 25 trips, mostly adventure trips — river rafting, bicycling, rock climbing, camping, a dinosaur dig — in the U.S. but also internationally.

Today, I am making my list and checkin’ it twice. Santa Claus is coming to town with gifts of grandchildren trips in 2016.

Also, their parents are not allowed on these expeditions.

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Get On Your Flight Attendant's Good Side

flightattendantstipsThese small tweaks are easy and particularly remarkable when you consider everything that flight attendants juggle on a daily basis -- from helping people board to dealing with jet lag.

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Here’s to 4 Under-the-Radar U.S. Wine Regions

vineyardsusDiscover these lesser-known gems that are well worth a visit

When it comes to wine country in America, Napa and Sonoma get all the attention. While both destinations deserve their reputations as premier U.S. regions, there are wonderful lesser-known locales where grape-laden vines dot the landscape, glasses of award-winning wines are poured in tasting rooms and festivals offer the opportunity to try grape stomping.

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Want To Be A Better Runner? Try Walking

blackmenrunningEver since I started running, I've been subjected to what I'd call "pace shaming." It leaves me with a nagging feeling that I'm doing something wrong when I slow to take a walk break.

Sometimes it's thanks to the glares of advanced runners who look down on my slow pace along Central Park's jogging paths. Or sometimes it's even internal -- a tiny voice in my head telling me I can do "better."

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