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Family Fun in the Fall

The falling leaves have begun and so has the season of gratitude. This autumn, celebrate your thankfulness by spending quality time with your family and friends. Family outings can be a great time to invite your kids' friends and use it as an ...

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Planned Parenthood On Your Screen

Abortion is becoming normalized in our culture. It is featured on movies and TV shows, presented as a safe and normal medical procedure that is "really not a big deal at all". And while we know this is not true, it is still discouraging to ...

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Newest Smart Phone Updates

A new iOS software update as hit iPhones and Apple Watches. If your child has an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, it is important to understand the changes that come with software updates. Many updates come with new privacy and sharing features that you ...

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Snapchat Is Not Harmless

You've probably heard it said that Snapchat is dangerous for young children and teenagers. Maybe you think it's the easiest way to communicate with teens using fun filters, pictures and videos. But whether your kids realize it or not, by ...

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Students and Sleep

Now that school is back in session, the days of staying up late and sleeping until noon are over. It is time to get back into a routine. This includes a healthy sleep schedule. According the the Centers for Disease Control, 57.8% of middle ...

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The Importance of Family Dinners

Life is about to get busy. Evenings filled with homework and activities are just beginning. It can be hectic. In this chaos, it is important for families to take a break from the business and share a meal together. According to Dr. Anne Fishel, ...

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How to Find Good Friends in College: Mary's Story

        It's been said you become most like the 5 people you spend the most time with. That idea is something that weighed heavily on my heart as I prepared to head off to college four years ago. ...

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Encouraging Faith in College: Mary's Story

  As a recent college graduate, it's been almost 4 years since my parents dropped me off at college. I had been counting down the days to move-in day for months. My roommate and I had planned our room in ...

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Daughters and Dating

Many parents have seen a version of an "Application for Permission to Date My Daughter" as it is often shared on social media. For those who have not seen the application, it is a lighthearted joke that parents share to emphasize just how valuable ...

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Biology of a Father

The many ways that a woman's biology changes when she becomes pregnant are obvious. Having a child changes a woman mentally and physically. What many people often do not think about is the many ways that having a baby also changes a father. Not ...

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