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Once for All

When I was younger we heated our house with firewood. We stacked wood in the driveway along the side of the house, along the side of the shed at the far corner of our yard, and on the back porch just outside our basement door. 457 more words

Watching TV with your kids is a really great thing to do

Scaremongering about the negative effects of children’s TV-watching is not new. But in our busy lives it’s more and more tempting to let your child watch television for half an hour or so while you tidy up, wash up, make phone calls, pay your bills, or simply take a moment to sit down. 698 more words

Cutting the Cord: An Observation from The Way of Saint James

Sean was not an easy child to raise. My husband and I became his parents through adoption and met his birthmother prior to his birth. Young, freckled, and sweet, Janet decided to have a C-section and asked me to be present although she’d be unconscious herself. 2,024 more words

Inspirational Essay

To Have and Have Not

I am so glad childless women are finally speaking up about not having children.
I am one of them and I had started to get sick of being judged by smug married couples. 727 more words


Why we didn’t vaccinate our child

We’re not ashamed to say that there are many vaccines we haven’t given our child. Here’s why…

Pertussis, also known as “whooping cough,” is a bacterial disease that can permanently injure or kill a child. 598 more words

Different Rules For Different Houses

Written by: Christine Sirabella & Neil G.

December 26, 2014- I learned over the years, as a divorced parent raising children and sharing custody of them, that… 307 more words


Do Your Children View Silence As Consent?

Written by: Marc Zirogiannis

December 27, 2014- I always believed taking the high road in my divorce meant completely shielding my kids from the issues of my marital dissolution, as well as my contempt for my ex. 635 more words