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Kara Eberle

Baby’s first photo shoot: Some newborns get star treatment in the hospital

By Kara Eberle

By LEIGH ZALESKI for Smart Your infant’s first photos are an autom... Read More

Check out the holiday issue of Smart magazine!

By Kara Eberle

The holiday issue of Smart magazine doesn't hit mailboxes until the week of Nov. 15. But you can ... Read More

More than just a costume

By Kara Eberle

By KARA EBERLE Smart Mama While shopping for Halloween costumes this year, I noticed a theme. Girls could choose from a wide array of p... Read More

House-party etiquette: Should you feel obligated to buy something?

By Kara Eberle

By KARA EBERLE for Smart Being  invited to a party at a friend’s house is a fun excuse to indulge in calorie-laden appetizers while chatting with the girls. But what happens when the party also functions as an opportunity for an independent contractor to sell jewelry, kitchen... Read More

Sweet Potatoes: Dig into this healthy food

By Kara Eberle

By BETH BENCE REINKE for Smart If Thanksgiving is the only time you eat sweet potatoes, you’re missing out on a “super food” full of powerful antioxidants, said Shrewsbury... Read More

March of Dimes Beautiful Baby Contest results: The winner is ….

By Kara Eberle

Lauren Marie Sweigart, born Sept. 18, 2009, of Newport won first place in the 2010 March of Dimes Beautiful Baby Contest. Her pa... Read More

The trials and joys of having two children

By Kara Eberle

By KARA EBERLE A wise mother of two grown boys shared this statement with me after I had my second child: One is like two, and two is like 10. She told me it was a saying passed down through generations of women, who, I’m guessing, were met with the insanity that comes with having more ... Read More

Stop the Sniffles: Allergies can be prevented and treated

By Kara Eberle

By JESS KROUT for Smart Is it possible the United States is too clea... Read More

Think outside the pumpkin when decorating this fall

By Kara Eberle

By BETH VRABEL for Smart Ryan Fretz, aesthetic director for the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, uses some tools that the average home decorator doesn’t have available: a staff of designers, mechanics and gardeners. His degree in fine arts doesn’t hurt, either. Forget plain old jack... Read More

Win tickets to Disney On Ice Toy Story 3!

By Kara Eberle

In Toy Story 3, Andy is headed off to college and contemplates the fate of his beloved toy collection. Should he donate them? Discard them? Or decide not to part with them? The story made me think of how I couldn't part with my Pound Puppy when I went to college. I didn't stop sleeping wit... Read More