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New study: Teens with involved fathers more likely to graduate from college

Here’s an article by W. Bradford Wilcox from the American Enterprise Institute.

Excerpt:

Family scholars from sociologist Sara McLanahan to psychologist Ross Parke have long observed that fathers typically play an important role in advancing the welfare of their children.[2] Focusing on the impact of family structure, McLanahan has found that, compared to children from single-parent homes, children who live with both their mother and father have significantly lower rates of nonmarital childbearing and incarceration and higher rates of high school and college graduation.[3] Examining the extent and style of paternal involvement, Parke notes, for instance, that engaged fathers play an important role in “helping sons and daughters achieve independent and distinct identities” and that this independence often translates into educational and occupational success.[4]

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Abomination: Harrysong says his Father and Mother were Brother and Sister!!!

OMG, Harrysong popularly known as Mr Song signed to Five Star Music just made it known that his biological parent were related(Brother and Sister)!!! Egbe… (E leyi Gidi gan ni ooo) 37 more words

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'My mother and father were brother and sister' - Harrysong reveals  

Singer Harrysong known now as Mr Songs, revealed recently that his father and mother are siblings.

In an interview with Yes! magazine, he said he’s an only child because his parents split after finding out they were related by blood. 57 more words

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14 Weeks Pregnant

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So according to my source Emma’s Diary (which I love reading each week), little midge is about the size of a lemon now, around 3.5 inches/9cm long and 1.5 ounces in weight. 339 more words

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Children are our second chance to have a great parent-child relationship. – Laura Schlessinger

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The Thrills and Chills of Being a Christian Parent!

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Children are truly amazing creat . . . uh, people. If you have followed my blog for any time, you will know I am a parent. 1,205 more words

Grace In The Everyday

A Brief History of Trinitarian Thought - Reformed Forum

Here is an excerpt: Christ the Center welcomes Dr. Carl Trueman, vice president for academic affairs and professor of historical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and author of several books including The Claims for Truth: The Trinitarian Theology of John Owen, John Owen:  Reformed Catholic and Renaissance Man, Luther’s Legacy, Protestant Scholasticism, The Wages of Spin, and Minority Report, for a discussion of the history of Trinitarian theology and the theology of John Owen.  62 more words

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