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USA Women’s Soccer Team Accused of Christian Bias

Like millions of critical thinking Americans, I viewed the USA Women’s Soccer team with admiration and pride for their incredible athletic skills and their sheer dominance within the sport. And like many conservatives, I attempted to separate the accomplishment of the athlete on the playing field from the individual spewing vile comments about our President and America in general. Sadly ...

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Hope Is Essential For Love, But Sometime You Have To Give Up

Hope is the core of love, and it’s the hardest thing to let go of when you realize you love a narcissistic person. True love must include empathy, but in toxic love, empathy becomes distorted into shame, guilt-mongering, and confusion. Sadly, when dealing with a narcissist, the attributes of healthy love are used dangerously and everything that is good about ...

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Mackenzie Bezos: Winning In Divorce?

When Mackenzie Bezos’s divorce finalized, she was left with 36 Billion dollars and 25 percent of her Amazon stock — making her the 3rd wealthiest woman in the world. While 36 Billion dollars may seem like a sizeable chunk of change, the numbers reveal how divorce often leaves one partner with the shorter end of the stick. And statistically speaking, ...

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Breaking The Silence On Sandusky

Out of 7.5 million reported cases of child abuse and neglect, 65,000 are sexually abused. The number is too large to be accepted and too small to be accurate. Each scandal involving a person of power reveals how children who have been raped or molested remain silent for years. Many cases go unreported for the lifetime of the victim. Matthew, ...

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Can Pop Culture Be A Useful Learning Tool?

We all love to bash popular “pop” culture. Whether it’s the newest song or television show, it always feels a bit high brow to dismiss something popular. However, things are popular for a reason and sometimes the reason is that it’s useful to society in one way or another. For example, a parent might search for teachable moments while watching ...

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A Sad Day For The Small Business Administration

No doubt if you’re a closet wrestling fan (and who isn’t) the name McMahon has been synonymous with the rough and tumble world of what has now been defined as “sports-entertainment,” for countless generations Remarkably no other individual except perhaps for Walt Disney is credited with creating an enduring mythical empire, of real life superheroes and villains, with names like ...

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Jason Momoa on Girl Scout Boxes Sets a Bad Example

The Girl Scouts of America promotes character, dignity among females, and good citizenship. Young girls all over America are encouraged to join the organization to further the improvement of their self-esteem and their respect for themselves and others. With such an important role in a young girl’s life, it was pretty surprising to see that the organization approved of a ...

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Should Parents Have the Right to Refuse Life-Saving Vaccines?

The country is currently struggling with six outbreaks of measles that are very contagious and potentially life-threatening to young children. The outbreaks have occurred in children under the age of 10 — with the majority of the cases involving children who were unvaccinated. Luckily, measles is preventable with the aid of certain vaccines, but many parents are refusing to get ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make Child-Rearing Complicated

Prince Harry and Meghan are expecting their first-born child together sometime this Spring, 2019. And, as all parents who are preparing to bring a child into the world, they must decide on their child-rearing style. One Royal Rule that has been in place for over 300 years that could (but likely won’t) complicate their future family dynamic is one that ...

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To Win At Parenting, You Have To Get ‘Weird’

Hillary Frank wrote a book on how to survive parenting called, “Weird Parenting Wins: Bath Tub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks From the Parenting Trenches.” Frank also hosts the podcast, “The Longest Shortest Time,” a talk show that laughs, cries, and shares about the daily challenges associated with raising children She pulled the advice in her book from stories ...

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