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Heal Yourself to Heal Your Kids

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world”, has been a rousing mantra since Ghandi first shared those words with the world. Powerful words, but not always easy to practice. Too often we are the opposite of what we desire to be. Despite our best intentions, we find ourselves being reactive, fearful…

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Lessons from the St. Paul’s Rape Trial

The St Paul’s high school rape case verdict came in last Friday – and most headlines trumpet that 18-year-old accused rapist Owen Labrie got off easy, acquitted of the three most serious charges, including felony rape. But there are many good lessons from this trial, worth applauding, and myths that we need to debunk as…

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7 Portable Speakers Under $100

Thanks to modern technology, most of us carry our music around on a mobile device or keep it in the cloud. Seriously, besides maybe in your car, when’s the last time you actually listened to a CD? But what about when you want to play music out loud? Whether you want to set the mood for a special dinner, put on some fun background noise during a party or just relax and unwind at …

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Unplanned Pregnancy: Co-Parenting With a Stranger?

Your period is late. Your friend-with-benefits or special handshake relationship wound up staying a night or two, as Todd Rundgren sang in his classic 1970s hook-up song, Hello Its Me. So unless the pregnancy test is a false positive, chances are youre pregnant.