Stories by Lisa A. Flam

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Use parent portals wisely to keep good, bad grades in perspective

Once upon a time, finding out how your child was doing in school could require weeks of patience. Now, a growing number of families can get instant access to grades and other school information ...
By Lisa A. Flam

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Sign here: Guest books take on personality of couple

Alexis and John Roulette don't have to look far to remember the love that friends and relatives showered upon them on their wedding day. The 7-foot-long surfboard mounted above their living room ...
By Lisa A. Flam

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Honoring loved ones on big day can be heartwarming

In ways big and small, many brides and grooms honor lost loved ones on their wedding day. The tributes, silent or overt or somewhere in between, are a good idea for those who are missing somebody ...
By Lisa A. Flam

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Cleaning curtains, blinds doesn't have to be a chore

If you're like some people (ahem) who put up window treatments and never give them a second thought, even as dust accumulates, this might just be the season to pay them a little respect.
By Lisa A. Flam

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Phones, cash top teen loves

They are finicky and fickle, and might be updating their wish lists as often as their Instagram accounts.
By Lisa A. Flam

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Parents work to make home a hangout

A hangout house is often the first spot kids think to gather to work on a school project or binge on the latest Xbox game or silly YouTube videos.
By Lisa A. Flam

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

Show your style with wedding favors

The wedding favor - that little thank-you-for-coming gift - has risen to new heights.
By Lisa A. Flam

Most wedding guests are on best behavior

Of Tiffany Schutt's 250 wedding guests, one surely stood out. Not only was she not invited, but the young guest, a relative with whom the couple wasn't particularly close, turned up in a white ...
By Lisa A. Flam
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