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Breastfeeding Week 2017

It’s time to celebrate breastfeeding with World Breastfeeding Week between Aug. 1 and 7, 2017. Breastfeeding is the most natural thing a mother and child can do. And yet it’s shunned in many parts of the world. Mothers have been … Continue reading

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Children: Protect Them or Prepare Them?

Obviously, protecting children from danger and preparing them for life are both important. But America has gotten increasingly out of balance. The overly protected are the under prepared. Many people don’t know that more 18-year-olds are abducted in America now … Continue reading

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Brother and Sister Plan to Have a Baby Together

Chalk that headline up as another one that’s not quite what you might think it is but gets attention. “Funnily enough, there’s actually nothing remotely incestuous about my sister and I planning to have a baby together,” said Australian Samuel Leighton-Dore.  … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Two Girls is Beautiful

Photos of a mother breastfeeding her two daughters is going viral. The photos taken by Mae Burke show Chelsea Craig breastfeeding her little girls Addy and Emilynn. Some people are upset because you can see her breasts, including her nipples in some shots, and some … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage in America Approved by Supreme Court

In mid 1960s American television, a foreign man kissing an American man on the cheeks, or two American men almost accidentally kissing each other, were standard sitcom laughs. In the late 1960s, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in was considered cutting edge … Continue reading

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Why are Children Overweight? 95210

Why are American children overweight? Because they eat too much junk food and don’t exercise enough. Duh. The obesity rate in children is four times what it was a few decades ago. Why? I teach first grade and almost all my kids … Continue reading

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There’s nothing indecent about feeding a hungry baby

Cover girl Olivia Wilde said, “There’s nothing indecent about feeding a hungry baby.” And there isn’t.  She told Glamour, “Breastfeeding is the most natural thing,” and “I don’t know, now it feels like Otis should always be on my breast.” … Continue reading

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Good Fathers Touch Their Children

“The one promise I made to myself when my daughter was born is that I would be a better dad to her than my father was to me.,,,It was at age nine, with puberty unfolding relentlessly, that I no longer … Continue reading

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America: Locking Away Kids Forever

America is the only nation in the world that locks up minors for the rest of their lives without possibility of parole.  They could be as young as 13 years old. “Juwan is one of them. He was a 16-year-old … Continue reading

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Welcome My New Niece Kimberly!

I’m so happy I have another niece! Her name is Kimberly and she weighs 7 lbs. 15 oz. and is 20 1/2 inches long. She is the second niece I had on New Year’s Day. How can that be? Staci … Continue reading

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