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Oops looks like I'm responsible for Buddy's Potty Mouth!

I remember as a child the teacher telling us all to go home and ask our parents a list of things and then seeing if we could do them. 537 more words

Parenting

A New Year

A new year will soon be upon us.

To be honest, I’m hesitant to say, “Happy New Year!” It doesn’t seem appropriate at the moment. Celebrating during cancer? 323 more words

FDA Approves First Drug For Spinal Muscular Atrophy

December 23, 2016

SILVER SPRINGS, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Spinraza (nusinersen), the first drug approved to treat children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare and often fatal genetic disease affecting muscle strength and movement. 678 more words

National

Machiavelli’s Prince: Power, states and principalities

Prudence and the Prince

A pragmatic Italian, a realist and a contemporary political philosopher, Machiavelli was a prudent advisor to the Florentine Republic. The Prince was written in a period of the Renaissance, when Europe was plunged into multitudes of warring periods between states and princes, for the struggle of power. 439 more words

Writings

filth

Numbing your mind
these algorithms, made to oblige
life’s a bitch
she slaps your face
leaves a purple mark, you
turn the other cheek, that’s what they taught you… 162 more words

In English

Our Family Inheritance, BRCA-1

Did you know that some places start giving out that senior discount before you are even 65? I’ve found this out on several occasions so far, and whenever I am “mistaken” for older, it always makes me kind of smile inside. 1,198 more words