RSS Feed from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com The latest news from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com website: all stories http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com The Southern Chester County Weeklies Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:36:47 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief]]> When my first child was born, I experienced a tidal wave of emotions. As I embraced my infant overjoyed, I whispered in her tiny ear her that I'd always protect her. I even briefly visualized those moments in her future where she may need me the most: her first fall from her bike; her first time being confronted by mean kids at school; and her first break up.

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<![CDATA[NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels]]> Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day -- alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes.

But sometimes there are days, nestled between the monotony, that break the routine. You are thrust out of your comfort zone, caused to step out on faith while consumed by feelings of exhilaration and nervousness.

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<![CDATA[The Globetrotting Graduate: Why solo traveling can be inspirational]]> There are a lot of articles on the Internet about the "solo female traveler" but each one misses an important point. Whether female or male, being a solo traveler encourages personal growth and independence.

I find the idea of the "solo female traveler" in itself an annoyance. The idea of grouping travelers by gender is ridiculous.

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