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Teaching Your Kid About COVID-19

Understanding COVID-19, how it works, what the symptoms are, and how to handle it is tricky for a smart-functioning adult to grasp. This is mainly due to the fact that it’s probably the first pandemic any of us have ever dealt with which means we DON’T really know how to deal with it. So, if fully-functioning adults don’t know how ...

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How to Speak to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

With all the headlines about the spread of the deadly coronavirus, it’s natural for parents to be concerned. But, kids not with a real grasp of how real the risk to them is, could be genuinely frightened by the reporting. Here are some tips from the experts on how to speak to your kids about the real, and imagined, dangers ...

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How to Get Your Kids to Embrace and Understand Being Pro-Life

Are you looking for a great way to help your kids or teens understand the value of a human life and to embrace what it means to be pro-life? Consider using a “Declaration for Life.” A “Declaration for Life,” much like the Declaration of Independence, or similar “Declarations,” is a document created by Christian organizations, such as Focus on the ...

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When Guns Divide Families

Gun ownership is a legal right in the United States, thanks to the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution. State laws are quite different, however. Did you know that residents of Vermont may carry a handgun – either openly or concealed without a license? Alaska has an open-carry law in all public areas other than schools, domestic violence shelters, courts, correctional ...

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Postpartum Depression In Women After Child-Birth

Being hormonal isn’t something a woman wants to hear, but in some cases, it’s truth leads to an explanation for sadness following the joy of birth. To have a healthy pregnancy, a woman’s body increases her estrogen and progesterone levels; then after childbirth, these hormones begin to fluctuate. As her body changes once again, emotions can start to shift. Like ...

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The Lowdown on All That Lying

Yesterday a package of gum was missing from mom’s purse. A call to the child sitting on the couch “did you see mommy’s gum” brought the muffled answer, “No, I don’t know about it, I didn’t see it. Maybe Esmerelda (imaginary friend) took it.” Two minutes later mom discovered the child sticking to the couch by gum laden hair. Why ...

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Is It Wrong To Marry For Money?

There aren’t many women who will admit that they married their husbands for the money that he brought into the relationship. There’s a belief that marrying someone for anything other than love is a crime that should be punished and never forgiven. It’s truly unfortunate because this attitude fails to allow people to have an honest conversation about something that ...

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Your Child Is Autistic: What Now?

My personal history with autism started with my son’s diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome at age 5. He’s 27 now, and I write this for the benefit of those parents who are coming to terms with the recent discovery that their child is autistic. The mind races, the heart pounds, and the tears flow, trying to figure out what to do ...

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Clock Winding-Down For Border Wall Funding

With just a little over 5-weeks before Democrats take over the House, Rep. Jim Jordan warned on Fox & Friends, that time is quickly running out in securing funds for the border wall. The Ohio congressmen was quizzed by the hosts regarding the ambivalence demonstrated by some Republicans concerning the President’s signature policy. Fox host Jedediah Bila asked Jordan if ...

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