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Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Picturing Perfect Preschool Portraits
Your school picture is a memory you treasure for life – or something that you will never live down. Trust me, I am the queen...

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Tannya’s Take // Learning To Be A Good Sport
No one wants to be a sore loser, but how do you teach good sportsmanship to children? The Sochi Winter Olympics, which begin Feb. 7,...

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Tannya’s Take // Catching Up On Celestial Matters
One of the smartest decisions I’ve made was to enroll at UCLA. That was quickly followed by a not-so-bright decision. I always have loved stargazing,...

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Tannya’s Take // Hit In The Head By The Kendama Craze
Forget texting and walking. I now see tweens and teens “kendama-ing” on the move. Yes, someone actually coined that expression. They’re everywhere and everyone seems...

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Tannya’s Take // A Very Special Christmas Tree
We live in a throwaway society. We are so quick to use and toss things daily, filling up our waste bins, trash cans and landfills....

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Tannya’s Take // Cooking Up 5210 Fun At The Hyatt
For someone who has a serious sweet tooth like me – and a family risk of diabetes – cutting down on sugar has been a...

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Tannya’s Take // A Lifesaving Keiki Gift Idea
The best gift you can give young child isn’t something you can wrap up and put under a Christmas tree or stuff into a stocking....

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Tannya’s Take // The Art Of The Family Christmas Card
I don’t know who gets credit for turning the Christmas card into the ultimate family portrait, but I relish receiving photo cards every year from...

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Tannya’s Take // Instilling The Spirit Of Giving
Dear Santa, I am a good boy. That’s part of my son Kaimana’s first official letter to Santa Claus. He’s asking for a present from...

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Tannya’s Take // Enjoying Thanksgiving For What It Is
Thanksgiving means so many things to so many people. For some, it’s a day to kick back and watch football. Others make a date with...

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