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by / on August 10, 2012 at 2:03 pm / in Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

Time and Me and Shakespeare Too

Never thought this rebel without a cause would find a way to make it into my third decade… But somehow life held me close and kept me around to take on the role of wife and mother.

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by / on May 9, 2012 at 8:36 am / in Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Miscellaneous, Parenting

Teaching Fledglings To Fly

From the first breath, first day of school, first prom, first heartbreak until the parent’s last breath, the fledgling’s flight is of paramount importance, just like nature.

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by / on April 13, 2012 at 11:36 am / in Culture, Education, Gender, Parenting, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

Asperger’s Syndrome and Being Bullied

There was a very sobering video posted today on the facebook blog page, courtesy of Stop Teenage Suicide and Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook.  Sobering because it was a mother telling how her 5-year-old son had been bullied to the point where he wanted to die.  Five years old!!!  There can’t be a more resounding wake-up call than that. The story […]

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by / on January 21, 2012 at 3:02 pm / in Culture, Editorials, Education, Gender, Media, News, Old News, Parenting, Philosophy, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

The True Meaning of Family: The Stories of Two Zac(h)s

Shared By: Ron Kemp “My mother had six children from four different men. Of the six, I only knew two. Of those two, one was given away when I was five years old because she couldn’t afford to take care of all three of us. I met the man who provided the seed which produced me one time, when I […]

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by / on December 13, 2011 at 2:22 am / in Editorials, Education, Gender, Philosophy, Psychology, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Society

What To Do When Your Child Comes Out To You As LGBT?

Share By: Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook How can you be supportive of your LGBT son or daughter? Whether your child has come out to you, or if you found out unintentionally that your son or daughter is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, your child needs you now. Every child’s worst fear is that by coming out their parents will reject […]

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by / on December 11, 2011 at 11:16 pm / in Culture, Government, Old News, Parenting, Relationships, Society

(RECORDED LIVE) – The CPS Takes Children From Father

Just a heads-up – This is a very disturbing and emotional video. What would you do? Here’s a few of the blog replies to this one: – Why are they putting the children in fucking POLICE CRUISERS? – The children here in this video are being put in police cruisers because they will be delivered to their local Child Protection […]

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by / on April 1, 2011 at 2:58 am / in Editorials, Education, Parenting, Society

The CHILDsupport

By: J. Norice Historically, child support has been thought of to serve as a middle ground between two parents to financially support the child.  Modern day child support cases don’t always work that way. Typically money is taken out of the paycheck of the payer, which is usually the father and it is then given to the other parent. The […]

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by / on February 4, 2011 at 1:19 am / in Editorials, Education, Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Parenting

Where’s B.O.B.?

By: Amy Shakewell              One year I had plans to head North to my mother’s house for Christmas. It had been over 16 years since my three siblings and I have had Christmas together. It was a much anticipated trip.  The day before the trip I’m getting things all set to go and had a male friend over to instruct […]

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