Category: Family

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Watching Television Alone

The point is that I use literally anything else to delicately suppress the sentiments and sensations of life.

midwife 28

Cuff the Midwife

A horrible story raises age-old questions about regulation, medical care, and people who make money insisting they know better than trained professionals.

parenting 41

Lessons From a Bike Thief

My kids are unfamiliar with want. It was the constant, extended wanting that made me resolved to remove myself from poverty as an adult; my kids will have to find the motivation for that elsewhere.

Boy Scouts 39

Scouting, Moving Forward, Struggles to Carry its Baggage

It is possible that scouting’s heyday is past. Its admirable attempts to be more inclusive and evolve and change with the times in other ways may have been untenable to those clinging to the tradition the scouts represent.

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Meet The Knightmares: Vegas Golden Knights Littlest Un-Official Fan Club

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights went all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2018, and something miraculous happened. Once again, Vegas is strong, and for three adorable little girls their joy for the Knights and their favorite players setoff a passion for goodwill.

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Thank You, Mr. Roboto: How My Son Found His “Thing”

In robotics, my son had found his “thing”, an organized activity which he enjoys and in which he excels. The only unsolicited information I get about his days at school is when he updates me on the progress of his team’s robot. On the team there are coders, builders, and drivers. “I’m a coder,” he likes to remind me.