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Flashback Friday:  Truth about bullying

Flashback Friday: Truth about bullying

Flashback Friday: Found this 2013 post about bullying in my archives. It still seems relevant, and I’d love to know your thoughts…

Instagram: Helpful or Harmful? 

Instagram: Helpful or Harmful? 

According to a recent UK study, Instagram is the most harmful social media network for your mental heath. Something tells me there’s more to the story.

The Founders and the faulty sparklers – a 4th of July tale

The Founders and the faulty sparklers – a 4th of July tale

When my son’s sparklers went out, I wondered: is this faulty manufacturing…or foreshadowing?

Sharing:  The silent tragedy affecting today’s children — Victoria Prooday

Sharing:  The silent tragedy affecting today’s children — Victoria Prooday

There’s a silent tragedy affecting our children. If you’re a parent, a parent-to-be, or…Scratch that. Everyone 18+ should read this article.

Why it’s OK to #PrayforLondon

Why it’s OK to #PrayforLondon

I was saddened to see so many tweets mocking those who chose to #prayforlondon. I’m here to encourage you to pray on, pray-er.

Wonder Woman vs. Grandma

Wonder Woman vs. Grandma

Two Wonder Women. One literally bulletproof, one metaphorically. Both sacrificed much for the good of their respective worlds.