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Wine Is the Secret to Surviving Summer Break With Your Kids

Wine Is the Secret to Surviving Summer Break With Your Kids

Summer break is quickly approaching. It’s coming like a hurricane, swirling and whirling as it looms ominously in the sky, threatening destruction in its wake. Maybe I’m being a tad dramatic. But if you’ve ever spent an entire summer break entertaining children who are constantly “bored,” you know it’s not for the faint of heart. […]

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The 4 Things Your Wife Actually Wants This Mother’s Day

The 4 Things Your Wife Actually Wants This Mother’s Day

It’s officially May. Every person with a mother or children knows the second Sunday in May is reserved for celebrating that special woman who painstakingly brought you or your children forth into this world. And if you didn’t know that, let this serve as your official reminder before it’s too late and you disappoint your mother or […]

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To Pump & Dump, or Not to Pump & Dump

To Pump & Dump, or Not to Pump & Dump

Here in the U.S., we like our expectant mothers and our actual mothers sober. So much so that after 9 months of stone cold sobriety, you are expected to keep your hands off the hooch for as long as you might be breastfeeding, too. There is even a name for the process whereby breastfeeding mothers […]

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Drink Pairings for Your Kid’s Homework Routine

Drink Pairings for Your Kid’s Homework Routine

When we graduate from high school and then higher education, we’re fooled into believing that we’re done with the various types of homework that plagued our existence and ruined our social lives. We are innocently under the impression that we have left behind all forms of assignments that could bury us in endless hours of […]

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Wine School Lesson Three: Learning Sancerre And Sauvignon Blanc Are The Same Thing

Wine School Lesson Three: Learning Sancerre And Sauvignon Blanc Are The Same Thing

Each month New York Times critic Eric Asimov is conducting a wine lesson for his readers. Our writer Sara Ivry is participating and writing about the experience for VinePair. It was the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, the first really hot spring day, and I had been up since approximately 4:37 when a throaty staccato […]

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