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When dads fail

When dads fail

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Father's Day | Several years after my parents’ divorce, a former friend of theirs called me and, in the course of our conversation, called my father a “failure.” I…

There’s no place like (our eternal) home

There’s no place like (our eternal) home

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Faith & Inspiration | The day before the Moore, Okla., tornado, we sat huddled in the basement, rain and hail beating on the house we had just moved into 24 hours before. Tornado…

No matter what, keep learning

No matter what, keep learning

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Education | As I’ve alluded to before, my 8-year-old, Cooper, went to school this year for the first time and had the rudest awakening of his life. Apparently, although…

We <em>are</em> hypocrites

We are hypocrites

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Faith & Inspiration | According to a new Barna study, 51 percent of Christians have attitudes and actions more like those of the hypocritical, self-righteous Pharisees than of…

The high cost of free speech

The high cost of free speech

By Amy Henry
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Family | Last week, a normally wise son texted something not-so-wise to a group of girls with whom he’d been dialoging. It wasn’t anything “wrong,” just…

Moms fighting Victoria’s dirty little secret

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Parenting | Twenty-two years ago, my military-wife friends and I used to spend our Friday evenings at Victoria’s Secret looking for something special to wear when our…

Fretting over an unfair split of household duties? Grow up!

Fretting over an unfair split of household duties? Grow up!

By Amy Henry
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Marriage | The double whammy of the publication of Lean In by Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer no longer allowing her employees to work from home…

Beauty is in the eye of the … mathematician?

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Family | Whoever said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder didn’t know his numbers. Last year, 18-year-old Florence Colgate, won a British beauty contest based…

Decluttering the soul

Decluttering the soul

By Amy Henry
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Faith & Inspiration | Anyone who has ever watched the show Hoarders knows that hoarders often lie to themselves. In my house-cleaning job, I see it all the time. A client’s home can…

Let the children fail … still

Let the children fail … still

By Amy Henry
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Parenting | Every night, 8-year-old Cooper faces his dreaded literature guide. Little House in the Big Woods is Cooper’s current nemesis. Each afternoon he does his…

The worst sin in Downton Abbey

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Television | With the long-awaited season three of PBS’s sleeper hit Downton Abbey now in full swing, many who have not yet succumbed to DA fever are wondering what they have…

Trust tops the list in 2013

Trust tops the list in 2013

By Amy Henry
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Faith & Inspiration | Last week, as I was sitting reviewing the highs and lows of 2012 in preparation for setting my 2013 goals, the Pew Research Center was kind enough to drop…

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