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In Defense Of Marriage

Western civilization was built upon three pillars: marriage, Christianity, and family. All three are under assault by Western governments, public and private education, the media, and the entertainment industry. The consistently negative portrayals of marriage in the entertainment industry are giving young people a skewed perception of marriage that is contributing to the decline in […]

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Put Some White Space on Your Family’s Holiday Calendar Right Now

The holiday invites are pouring in. There’s the Nutcracker. That white-elephant party with the neighbors. The ugly sweater thing. The potluck for your kid’s basketball team. Breakfast with Santa. Shoot, did you forget Aunt Mildred’s gingerbread-house-making workshop? Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Time to Yourself When Visiting Relatives

Even if you’re not someone who normally needs a lot of “me time,” visiting family can be overwhelming. In a packed house, you need specific strategies to get some time alone without coming off as distant or uninterested in spending time with your family.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Cultivate Everyday Gratitude in Kids

By now, we know how important it is to instill a sense of gratitude in our children—according to the book Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character, those who practice thankfulness get better grades, have a lower risk of depression, and are more engaged in their hobbies and communities. And we’re trying.…Read more… Continue […]

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It’s Dressing. Save a Life; Cut It Out With the Stuffing Shit

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is literally in just a few days. It seems like only yesterday that summer was lighting a literal fire under so many folks’ asses. But here we are. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; you get good food and fellowship with family and friends. And speaking of good food, it’s […]

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