Monthly Archives for November 2012

Mary: The Messy Reality of Love at Home

My usually quiet four-year-old looked me straight in the eye the other day and proclaimed, “I wish Stella didn’t love … Continue reading

30. November 2012 by Mary Gates
Categories: Faith, Family, My Kid Really Said This, Parenting | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Sitcom star warns his show is “filth;” urges audience to reject it

Another of the stars of the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” has imploded, metaphorically speaking, but this … Continue reading

30. November 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Parenting, Religion, Sex | Leave a comment

Lynn: Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year.” What a Fluke!

I want to apologize right off the bat. I had every intention of writing my next post, POST-election, about something … Continue reading

28. November 2012 by Lynn Armitage
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Ursula: Moms of teens? Help me out.

So a story about some teenagers in trouble appeared in my local paper last week. The teens are not from … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Family, Parenting | 7 comments

Lori: You have a problem with Santa?

In case you haven’t heard, Santa is now a non-smoker. He did it without even using a patch. Actually, he … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Family, PC Values | 1 comment

Carol: Thanksgiving — The Most Uniquely American Holiday of All

If Christmas is the king of America’s holiday calendar, Thanksgiving sometimes seems like its forgotten stepchild. As a child in … Continue reading

21. November 2012 by Carol Liebau
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Carol: Caring for the Culture — and the Community

Anyone who has ever wondered about the connection between culture and freedom should read yesterday’s New York Times column by … Continue reading

20. November 2012 by Carol Liebau
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Lori: Thanksgiving is spelled c-h-a-r-a-c-t-e-r

  They are among the first words we teach our children: Thank you. When the lady behind the bakery counter at … Continue reading

19. November 2012 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Uncategorized | 3 comments

Ursula: My Ideal Bookshelf

If I had $380 to spare, I’d spend half on a new stroller for the new babe. Our current apparatus, … Continue reading

17. November 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
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Mary: Charity – Much More Than Change in a Bucket

The early-onset of all things Christmas means its time to start carrying change to add to the  bell-ringer’s bucket outside of my local Kroger. … Continue reading

14. November 2012 by Mary Gates
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Lori: Turkeys victim of fowl play

If we took a poll, I think we’d find most people are ambivalent about turkey. When was the last time … Continue reading

14. November 2012 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Family, Food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Sex info for teens sends seriously wrong message

A few days ago I got an email with the subject line, “It’s like the end of days…” The message … Continue reading

13. November 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Family, Parenting, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Carol: The Petraeus Affair

Is it just me? Every time one of these scandalous affairs come to light — something that costs a prominent … Continue reading

13. November 2012 by Carol Liebau
Categories: Uncategorized | 1 comment

Ursula: Running

This may be the most outlandish, selfish thing I have ever written: I’m glad they didn’t run the New York … Continue reading

10. November 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
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Sarah: Beyond Sandy- 5 Steps to a Service-Focused Family

The devastation of Hurricane Sandy has brought donations and goodwill from people from all over the country to the New … Continue reading

09. November 2012 by Sarah Maduri
Categories: Family, Parenting, Uncategorized, Values | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Marijo: The Death of Chris Christie

Right now, many people continue to speculate on the effect New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s bear hug of President Barak … Continue reading

08. November 2012 by Marijo Tinlin
Categories: Obama, Politics | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

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