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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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Weekly Reads: Why School’s Fail at Teaching About Slavery, Snow Days, and How to Help Parents with ADHD

Hey there Readers! I hope everybody had a fun and safe Super Bowl weekend. We had a great gathering with friends and enjoyed the Eagles upset of the Patriots.  When I was younger this was the time of year when I would spend 3 long cold months pretending to like …

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Weekly Reads: Myths about Romance in Pop Culture, Tide Pods, and Recess before Lunch?

Howdy Readers! It’s January 24th, 2018 and astoundingly Donald Fucking Trump is still President. I got nothing to fix that. Sorry. Keep Marching though… Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood and confirmed badass from a badass Mom had a message to White Women at this year’s Women’s March… Do Better, …

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Weekly Reads: Evangelical Dating Advice, School District Bingo, and Sandusky Redux

Howdy Readers! We’re ten days into the new year and it’s already evident that 2018 will be just as bizarre as 2017… and 2016… actually I’m pretty sure weird is the new normal. Dani Fankhauser got all of her dating advice from her evangelical church… it did not go well… …

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Weekly Reads: Bomb Cyclones, Where Movie Babies Come From, and Illegal Selfies?

Happy 2018 Readers! I hope y’all are staying warm during this record breaking cold snap. Folks on the east coast of the US are supposed to get something called a bomb cyclone, which not a thing I knew to have nightmares about until now. Of course the Cheeto Tinted Tyrant …

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Weekly Reads: Freeloaders, Ferdinand, and Hamildolph!

We saw The Last Jedi… it was awesome… that’s all you need to know. Why are you wasting time reading this? A killer asteroid could destroy the planet at any moment! Go see the movie! Just a few links as we head into the big Xmas break… I’m Sick of …

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Weekly Reads: Women are Champions of the Rebellion, Kids are not Terrorists, and Happy Birthday to Me!

Hey there Readers! It is December 11th, the year of our Lord Voldemort 2017 and it’s my birthday! Today starts my last trip around Sol as someone in their 40’s. That’s right, I’m 49 and still moving, albeit a little slower than I used to. Homo Sapiens can expect a couple more …

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Weekly Reads: A Wrinkle in Time, YouTube Issues, and Teach Your Girls to Hit People

Howdy Readers! We’re back from the Thanksgiving break. I made THE BEST TURKEY EVAR!!! Splurged on a local, responsibly raised bird and will never go back to Butterball. Worth the extra expense if you can afford it.   Moviegoers this holiday season have already seen the spectacular Afrofuturist Wakanda in the …

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Weekly Reads: Skepticon 10 Debriefing, Lots of Roy Moore, and the End of the WWotMW?

Howdy Readers! It’s Wednesday, November 15th, only 8 days left to complain about X-mas crap on display too early! Lots of stuff below should come with a big ass (CN: Sexual Assault) I got to spend the last weekend at Skepticon 10, talking, learning and playing with the social justice …

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Weekly Reads: Where the Alt Right Gets Their Start, “Have Fun” is a Bad Rule, and Frog & Toad Memes!

Hey there Readers! It’s October 30th, Halloween Eve. I hope you are all ready to have a good time with all the little and or big ghosts and goblins in your life. It’s also International Orthopaedic Nurses Day, so thank your physical therapist today! Sage Coffey tells us her story in …

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