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The Royal Prince Who Acted Like An American

Like the rest of the world, I am still reeling from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s shocking announcement on January 8 that they are distancing themselves from Britain’s royal family. Well, like the rest of the world except for those in Australia, Puerto Rico, and places plagued with actual problems. I’m definitely reveling in the deliciousness of watching a real-life ...

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Help! My Kid Wants to Be a YouTuber!

I overheard this conversation between my husband and our 16-year-old girl. It went something like this. Him: “How do you expect to accomplish anything in life, if all you do is sit around and watch YouTube videos all day?” Her: (with the usual roll of the eyes) “Dad, puh-lease! Do you know how many millions of dollars these YouTubers make…?” ...

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Wrongful Birth Lawsuits Are Morally Wrong

Becoming a parent changes our lives in ways we never could have previously imagined. Caring for a helpless newborn and watching him or her successfully grow into a toddler, then a child, and eventually an adult is one of the greatest joys a mom or dad experiences. Procreating is a reminder that there is a greater force out there beyond ...

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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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No Replacement for Mom

A special program in Texas allows girls to visit their incarcerated mothers once a month. Girls Embracing Mothers was founded 6 years ago with the goal of fostering positive relationships between female inmates and their daughters. The girls ride a bus to the prison, where they spend 2 to 4 supervised hours with their mothers. They are allowed to talk ...

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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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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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Who Is Watching The Candidates’ Kids?

More women are running for public office, but limitations on using campaign dollars for child care costs hinder their efforts. As of 2018, campaign funds can only be used to pay for these costs of running for federal offices. Six states have passed laws that allow the money to go to child care; most states leave the issue open to ...

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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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Telling Your Kids the Truth

In what will likely be a lifetime of awkwardly tricky conversations with your kids, the “there is no Santa” talk is often the first for many parents. Here are some tips on how to better get through it for the both of you. Figure out who really needs to hold on to Santa. “Sometimes, it’s less about when your child ...

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