Q. My five-year-old daughter’s new best friend comes from a family with same-sex parents. I am stuck on how to begin to answer questions she may have about this. Can you help me with some pointers on how to handle the discussion?
The first reaction from the panel was that there is an assumption that the daughter is going to have questions about her friend’s parents.
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Wednesday, Nov. 11:Beef tips, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana .
Thursday, Nov.12:Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage,
Friday, Nov. 13:Breaded tilapia, couscous, beets, fresh fruit.
Monday, Nov. 16:Swedish meatballs, pasta, vegetable blend, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, Nov. 17:Mushroom chicken, brown rice, green beans, pineapple tidbits.
Wednesday, Nov.18:Ham, whipped sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.
Thursday, Nov. 19:Meatloaf, whipped potatoes, peas and carrots, Jello.
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Wednesday, Nov. 11:Closed for Veterans Day.
Thursday, Nov. 12:Navy bean soup, chicken cheese steak on a roll, Italian marinated vegetable salad, raspberry filled cookie.
Friday, Nov. 13:Roast beef with gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, Calif. blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fruit cocktail.
Monday, Nov. 16:Beef stew, fresh biscuit with margarine, green peas, tossed salad with 1000 Island dressing, Mandarin oranges.
Mr. and Mrs. Lon Fernandez of Bethlehem announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Marie Fernandez, to Anthony Michael Calvano, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Calvano of Aston, Delaware County.
The bride-elect, a graduate of DeSales University, works for Lehigh University.
Her fiance, also a graduate of DeSales University, is expected to graduate in May 2016 from Notre Dame University Law School.
He plans to work for Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, Del.
An August 2016 wedding is planned.
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Wednesday, Oct. 21:Pork rib-be-cue, cabbage and noodles, pickled beets, wheat bread with margarine, chilled apricots.
Thursday, Oct. 22:Cranberry juice, baked ziti, Romano blend vegetables, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, Mandarin oranges.
Friday, Oct. 23:Orange juice, tuna salad hoagie, pretzels, Waldorf salad, peanut butter cookie.
Monday, Oct. 26:Hungarian goulash, extra wide noodles, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread with margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.
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Thursday, Oct. 15:Pot roast, roasted potatoes, cauliflower, pound cake, roll.
Friday, Oct. 16:Baked white fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomato, canned fruit, mini corn muffin, roll.
Monday, Oct. 19:Honey mustard chicken, roasted redskin wedges, broccoli, mini muffin, roll.
Tuesday, Oct. 20:Beef stroganoff, buttered noodles, vegetable, medley, warm apple, wedges, roll.
Wednesday, Oct. 21:Pork barbecue, warm peach crisp, creamy spinach, roll.
Catherine and Leo Witczak of Whitehall celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 14.
Catherine is the daughter of the late John and Anna (Solovay) Turbedsky, who lived in Cementon.
She attended Whitehall High School and the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. She worked for many years as a nurse in the hospital and doctors’ offices in Allentown.
Leo is the son of the late Joseph and Victoria (Czyzewska) Witczak, who lived in Allentown.
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Thursday, Oct. 15:Beer battered cod with tartar sauce, scalloped O’Brien potatoes, succotash, wheat bread with margarine, raspberry filled cookie.
Friday, Oct. 16:Vegetable juice, chicken pot pie, peas and carrots, wheat bread with margarine, blueberry crunch pie.
Monday, Oct. 19:Baked meatloaf with gravy, loaded mashed potatoes, creamed corn, wheat bread with margarine, dark red sweet cherries.