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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-27-2019

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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©2019 THE VALLEY BREEZE Living THE VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 3, 2019 Bazaars 6 Calendar 8 Entertainment 2 Real Estate 7 Recipe 5 Classifi eds 10 QUICK INDEX valleybreeze.com @ Traditional Parenting JOHN ROSEMOND Do children need help with homework? After a recent talk in south Florida, women came up to me in droves ask- ing, "How much should I help my children with their schoolwork?" That not one man asked the ques- tion speaks loudly to the state of par- enting in postmodern America. Men don't ask the question because they know they are not trusted to do big parenting stuff like ensure their kids' academic success. My answer: "I can't quantify that for you, but I do know that the more you help your child with his or her schoolwork, the more you will be called upon by said child to help. See PARENTING, Page 2 Trot off your turkey Land Trust Council hosts Thanksgiving weekend walks Whether you're trying to burn off a whole pumpkin pie or you're looking for an alternative to the Black Friday shop- ping madness, grab your hiking boots and get outside for some fresh air this Thanksgiving weekend. Join one of seven guided walks on con- served green spaces, hosted by land trusts around the state, including in Cumberland, Glocester, and Scituate, as part of the Rhode Island Land Trust Council's Land By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer melanie@valleybreeze.com See WALKS, Page 4 Holiday Bazaar Saturday, December 18th • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Arts & Crafts • Jewelry • Knitted & Homemade Items Bake Sale • Elephant Sale • Straw Raffle & Large Raffle Event! TOY DRIVE Drop off center for unwrapped toys DOOR PRIZE Two voucher to the Christmas Carol at Trinity Rep. To schedule a tour, call 401-949-3880, ext. 109 20 Austin Ave., Greenville, RI 02828 401.333.0665 Visit our website: thmalloy.com Since 1935 Oil | Propane | Bioheat | Motor Fuels Generator | Complete Heating Service Emergency Generators Sales & Installation Propane for your Home Heating & Cooking Together we make a difference Happy Thanksgiving from Our Family to Yours.

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