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My Son Wants to Sleepover at His Girlfriend’s

My Son Wants to Sleepover at His Girlfriend’s. Is This Normal? McKenzie Satterthwaite “ My knee jerk response: No! ” Ha! Normal, yes. Should you allow it? Hmmm. As the mom of a now 18 year old boy, this too was a question at our dinner table. My knee jerk response, “NO! ABSOLUTELY NOT! NO, NO,NO! Nothing good happens after midnight. Get your skinny butt home! NO! And why, for the sake of all things good, do you need to bring this up at the dinner table? NO!” Any maybe I should have stuck with that choice. BUT I instead...

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Wonder Woman- Our Lasso of Truth

WHY WONDER WOMAN MATTERS (We Need to Support this Female Driven Film) By Libby Hudson Lydecker   “I’ve been given such a huge opportunity to show the strong, beautiful side of women. Finally!”- Gal Gadot This weekend, Wonder Woman the movie, opens nationwide. For me, it is imperative we show up at the box office in support of the ultimate icon of female superhero empowerment. This 70 year old comic book heroine was made famous by the television show in the 1970’s starring Lynda Carter.  Today, the onscreen version features the gorgeous and imposing former Miss Israel, Gal Gadot...

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Are you thinking about buying a new home?

COMMON MISTAKES MADE BY NEW HOME BUYERS By Fiora Aston Are you thinking of buying a new house? If you’re staying up late, looking through the listings on Trulia and reading up on school districts chances are, you’ll be filling cardboard boxes sooner than later. Here are a few things to think about before buying a new home.   1 Most buyers jump into the process of buying without organizing their finances.  They start looking at homes before knowing what price range in which they can qualify. The first step in purchasing a home is to get pre-approved for a...

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Prayer at School? Why it is Decidedly Un-American

WHY THE IDEA OF PRAYER AT SCHOOL IS DECIDEDLY       UN-AMERICAN By Libby Hudson Lydecker As a nation that pins its hope for the future on our children, it truly takes courage of heart and mind to embrace the concept of E Pluribus, Unum. Because Out of Many, We Are One. The idea that children going to public school should be required to assemble and participate in a form of prayer is intensely debated. The argument can be made that ritual and reflection, giving thanks, and thanking the universe are lovely things to want to instill in our...

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Your First Mother’s Day! Celebrate with gratitude instead of brunch.

Your First Mother’s Day! Celebrate with gratitude instead of brunch. By Libby Hudson Lydecker “If you are a mom of an infant, chances are that you will be celebrating your first Mother’s Day this Sunday. Congratulations!  This is a big turning point in a recognition of this new definition of yourself.”   If you are a mom of an infant, chances are that you will be celebrating your first Mother’s Day this Sunday. Congratulations!  This is a big turning point in a recognition of this new definition of yourself. You’re a mother now! This day celebrates this new role....

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