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About two years ago, I had some slides my parents took in the 70s put into a digital format. On special occasions like birthdays and...

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Asma Hasan
Aug 22, 2017

Best gift I ever gave my father

Vintage Han Solo action figure to mourn over his passing
Dads are always hard to buy for. The Christmas of 2015 was no exception.  If you remember anything about that time, you'll know...

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Anonymous Penguin
Jul 18, 2017

My Dad, The Science Guy

I took my dad to the Museum of Science and Industry.
It's not easy to shop for my parents, especially my dad. He's very practical so historically I've given him things like polos and...

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Jess Martinez
Jun 10, 2017

A baseball night out

Tickets to a Cubs game
My dad and I became really close when I went off to college because I was interested in sports. We would always text one another...

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Samantha Pumek
Jun 09, 2017

50 reasons why I love my dad

A fill-in-the-blank book about how much I love my dad.
I have a pretty wonderful dad. One year for Father's Day, I got him a fill-in-the-blank "50 Things I Love About You" book. I loved...

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Marcella Pappas
Jun 06, 2017

Mother + Son Adventure Day

A day of adventure to inspire deeper conversation and connection.
I'm the youngest child in my family, with two older sisters who are identical twins. Growing up, there were a number of years where...

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Patrick Buggy
May 24, 2017

Mother's Charm Necklace

Mother's Day charm necklaces for three generations of mothers
We have a new baby in our family. Ziah is a delightful eight-month-old little girl. She has added life and brightened up our entire...

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Jeffrey Lipp
May 19, 2017

Growing together

A photo collage
This May 9th, I graduated college and my mom was able to watch me walk the stage as I accepted my degree. It was a very special...

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Erika Borgsmiller
May 13, 2017

Mother's Day Gift of Giving

A mother-daughter volunteering day
For Mother's Day this year, I am going up to the suburbs to spend time with my mom. Along with my cousin and her mom (my Aunt), we...

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Kara Scanlin
May 04, 2017