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"Violence is a preventable brain disorder"


“The love and affection of the adults are literally growing the empathy centers of the brain.” A conversation about brain chemistry and physiology and peace and violence.


Baby Scarlett Grows

5 Months

Our Scarlett Rose is 5 months today. This sitting pose is new. She also gets a big kick out of standing on the floor with hands on the couch as I help her balance. 1,406 more words

Child Raising

My pregnancy with Scarlett Rose

14 weeks! Just a little lump : ) Baby is size of a clenched fist.

15 weeks. Baby is size of apple or almost softball size : ) 273 more words

Child Raising

What if My Partner and I Have Different Religious Beliefs? Can Interfaith Marriage Work?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by an anonymous reader:

Hi Lee,

I love reading all of your articles, they’re incredibly easy to relate to.

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Sex, Marriage, Relationships


I read this post on rape, some days ago and it got me thinking about the roles parents, mothers and fathers, have played or have to play in the lives of their daughters and sons who get raped. 822 more words


Having a baby, or Fight or Flight

Before anyone jumps to any conclusions, that “having” is a past tense version of having. It is a most definitely “we had” and not “we are having”. 711 more words


5 Reasons Church Should Not Be the Primary Place Where Children Learn About God

I agree with those who suggest that a vibrant children’s ministry is one of the five core programs essential to a healthy church or church plant.   283 more words