Fatherhood Made Easier

by Allan Appel | Nov 5, 2018 3:06 pm

Allan Appel PhotoAn infant as young as ten days old, who isn’t even aware it has a face, will copy dad sticking out his own tongue, as long as the dad is holding him close and sticking out his tongue and paying full attention.

That’s why the first rule of good fathering is to be present, in the mindful sense.

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Hundreds March For Accountability

by Molly Montgomery | Oct 25, 2018 7:00 am | Comments (5)

MOLLY MONTGOMERY PHOTOUnder a sign that read “Fighting For Our Future,” three local boys belted out “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” before a crowd of about 400 people who marched for accountability in downtown New Haven Wednesday evening — accountability on jobs from the city’s largest employer, and Election Day accountability from their neighbors. While Avion Downes and Shawn Sufra, fellow members of the anti-violence youth group Ice the Beef, backed him up, Javion Hines sang:

The road is long
with many a winding turn
that leads to who knows where
Who knows where
But I’m strong ...

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