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Weekly Reads: Sensory Friendly Zoo Hours, Parenting the German Way and A Swift Moment Podcast!

Hey there Readers! It’s the feast day of St. Valentine of Rome, possibly a third-century Catholic martyr, possibly several different people who defied Roman Emperor Claudius II when the big guy banned marriages in the city of Rome because he believed that soldiers devotion to wives and families was keeping them …

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  • User AvatarHanoumatoi So I assume all these Sandusky skeptics are even MORE skeptical of the Larry Nasser claims, because those people might get paid, and there's even... – Jan 24, 1:22 PM
  • User AvatarHanoumatoi Seems like skeptics falling prey to the same idea as conspiracy theorists: everybody thinks it, and I can find some evidence that they're wrong, so... – Jan 10, 9:17 PM
  • User AvatarLou Doench Yeahhhhh... as noted in the post, that article is satirical. That doctor is a pediatrician. The patients he is referring to are children. That’s the... – Jan 03, 6:56 PM
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Book Review: Annabelle & Aiden: Oh, the Things We Believed

Two children look up to the clouds on a summers day. They gasp in surprise as a face appears to be looking down on them! Is it real? It certainly seems so… How can we tell?  Thus begins our second visit with J.R. Becker and illustrator Max Rambaldi’s precocious and …

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NY Post Is Wrong About Beyoncé

Naomi Schaefer Riley is no Beyoncé fan. According to Riley’s New York Post opinion piece, not only does Beyoncé have no business being a goddess, but there is only one way Beyoncé should view her pregnant body, and that’s with embarrassment. Riley has lots of opinions about celebrities. In the past, she’s called …

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Road Tripping: Geek Girl Con 2017

Every fall in Seattle geeks converge on the Washington Convention Center for Geek Girl Con. This year I attended with my four year olds and their grandma. The convention proved to be a great experience for all three generations of our family, and I recommend it for yours. Upsides The …

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Should I Take My Kids To See Wonder Woman?

Rarely do I make a point of going to see a movie on the first weekend it is out, but I made an exception for Wonder Woman. There were a lot of reasons for this. It was my birthday weekend, so I had childcare that enabled me to go with …

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