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The Heart of the Matter

by Brien R. Sörne, Publisher My sister was a member of the organization Students for a Democratic Society and an avid participant in anti-war marches in the ‘60s. My father never understood her anger. My father was an officer in the United States Army who l...

Trusting Family: The Blessings of Inadequacy

A friend of mine found herself at odds with her toddler. Seems the young lad had taken to bullying other kids, especially girls, including his baby sister. Though her efforts were guided by parenting books and her best judgment, my friend felt like “a te...

Turn the Mundane Into Family Fun Moments

On a Friday night after an active day, I found myself staring at two large loads of laundry piled o...

Encourage Kids to Scurry, Scavenge and Scatter

by Mandy B. Fernandez Ahoy matey parents! Are ye young pirates bored? Or are ye feeling like a tired...