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Is Mr. Oogie Boogie Really that Scary?

I love my kids. They’re great kids. But they’re scaredy cats. When The Muppets came out a few years ago, I had to take the then-five-year-old out of the theater because he was screaming in terror whenever ominous music indicated a bad guy was about to speak. After begging us …

Universe expansion
Ages 2-5Mixed Belief FamiliesReligionScience

“That’s what we believe, right Daddy?”

“That’s what we believe, right Daddy?” Ummm… What? “That’s what we believe, right Daddy? What they just said on the radio, that God created the universe?” Ahhh… I hadn’t really been listening, but NPR had just played an ad for a then-new Discovery Channel show called Curiosity, and the premiere episode …