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Domestic Violence: At the Hands of Men

Pictures of Nigella Lawson have surfaced, showing her husband grabbing her by the throat at a public restaurant. Of the incident, Lawson’s husband says, “There was no grip, it was a playful tiff…The pictures are horrific but give a far…

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“Dear Mom” – A Letter Never Sent

“Dear Mom” – A Letter Never Sent My husband wrote this letter years ago.  It’s a letter to his mom that he never sent, but the pain is still there.  Still fresh.  He wanted to share it with you…

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On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities

On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities Sometimes, I love to just sit and think about all the ways that my baby girl is just like me.  She’s tough, she’s independent, she’s strong and always analyzing her world…figuring out the…

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On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities

On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities Sometimes, I love to just sit and think about all the ways that my baby girl is just like me.  She’s tough, she’s independent, she’s strong and always analyzing her world…figuring out the…

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How We Teach Girls That Their Feelings Don’t Matter

How We Teach Girls That Their Feelings Don’t Matter I was reading this post today and I was in awe of the conclusion that this mom made.  There are so many instances in society where we devalue girls and…

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How We Teach Girls That Their Feelings Don't Matter

How We Teach Girls That Their Feelings Don’t Matter I was reading this post today and I was in awe of the conclusion that this mom made.  There are so many instances in society where we devalue girls and…

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Toxic Relationships: Releasing the Burden

Image Credit: Flickr / peevee@ds Coping with Toxic Relationships  I read a great article yesterday, one that I would recommend to anyone stepping into a committed relationship, but most of all to those in interracial and intercultural relationships.  These tips…

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Why I Hate Spanking

Today is the Great Spank Out Day.  It’s a day when parents talk about their experiences and encourage other to take part in peaceful discipline, rather than aggressive discipline.  Spanking is something that I’m strongly against, and while many…

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Understanding Hurtful & Abusive Relationships

Over the course of a lifetime, it seems that each of us will have to deal with a hurtful or abusive relationship at one point or another.  Whether it be an overly critical mother-in-law or an aggressive spouse, we…