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California Lawmakers Erode Private Property Rights

Everyone wants a safe place to live, but moving into an empty house without the owner’s permission is illegal. It’s theft of private property, but this is exactly what a group of homeless people have done in Oakland, California, and some California legislators are vocally supporting them. Democratic Senator Nancy Skinner is advocating for the coalition Moms 4 Housing, a ...

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Insight Into Why Mothers Kill Their Babies

An article recently published on Conservative Mom and written by Stewart L. asks the question: Why do mothers kill their babies? It’s an answer we’d all like to know. Filicide, or the killing of one’s son or daughter, happens about 200 times per year in the United States. When filicide occurs, especially when the mother is the perpetrator, the incident ...

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Is Your Kid A Brat? Maybe You’re To Blame

There are tons of parents out there who truly believe that they have the best child ever! They brag to their friends about their child’s achievements, they tell other family members all about the love their child has for them, and they lie to themselves so that they can continue to turn a blind eye to the devilish ways of ...

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What Every Mom Needs to Know About TikTok

Have you heard of TikTok? If you have teens you probably have, because it is the latest phone app sensation, and like other “social media” apps before it, such as Instagram and Snapchat, it is becoming a bit of an obsession. So what does every mother need to know about TikTok? I’m glad you asked, because when I heard my ...

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I Paid My Kids To Get Along

When Christmas break started, I dreaded having my first grader at home all day. I enjoy spending time with her, but she and her next-youngest brother fight all day long. They also bicker, squabble, and scrap. They yell “No, it was my turn!” when playing board games. When it’s time to watch a movie, the child who is not holding ...

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Sex Shouldn’t Be This Hard

A person is determined to be male or female while in the fetal stage, during the first trimester of gestation. Sex is decided, without the person’s input, long before he or she becomes a fully formed human being. Once that person is born, their genitalia make it visibly evident whether they are male or female. “Gender” used to be interchangeable ...

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Parrots For Pets? What You Should Know

“Polly want a cracker?” She does, but that’s only the beginning of your pet care challenge if you dare to purchase a parrot. Parrots are loyal and can be endlessly fascinating — indeed, comedic and highly entertaining — companions, but before you get one, make sure you’re ready for the ongoing maintenance required. A healthy parrot requires constant feeding, grooming, ...

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The Swamp is Unlikely to be Drained

I didn’t admit it to many of my hardcore Republican friends, but I thought Trump was in the wrong regarding his conversations with the Ukranian President. Not that we talk politics a whole lot; SAHMs in their thirties tend to chat more about our kids’ sleeping habits, our husband’s new jobs, and household budgeting tips than what just happened in ...

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions Your Teens Should Make

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. For most of us adults, we look at the year ahead as one filled with hope and possibility, which is probably why so many of us feel the desire to make the kinds of resolutions that focus on improving ourselves as the year begins. But what ...

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I’m Glad The Holidays Are Over

I love the holidays. October through December is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the cooler weather and shorter days. Attending harvest festivals, exchanging sentiments of thankfulness, and wrapping presents for everyone I know is totally right up my alley. I love seeing everyone’s smiling, pajama-clad photos around the Christmas tree on Facebook, too. I even posted one ...

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