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Archives for April, 2012

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Three Perfectionistic Thoughts That Can Hurt Your Family Life

Here's a news flash - I'm a silent perfectionist. How do I know this? Because of the hopeless clutter in my closet, my desk, the "splash zone" around my desk, and my procrastination habits.

I wouldn't have called myself a perfectionist, but I now recognize some key thoughts that contribute to these bad habits and cluttered areas. Keep in mind - perfectionism doesn't always have a neat-as-a-pin appearance.

Let's think of...
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Hard Working Moms – What Does This Mean To You?


The hot parenting topic du jour centers on moms, the economy, and the workforce. I don't really want to discuss Mitt Romney's conversational partners (or make this a political debate), but I do want to discuss what you think about the term "working mom."

It's been thrown around quite a bit in the last 24 hours and I've heard it interpreted in various ways.

By chance, I'd also come across an...
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Sexual Abuse – Shining Light Into The Shadows

It's been splashed in the headlines with the Penn State situation. It's going on privately in countless places around the country and the world.

What's happening in between the public media and the deadly silence? Are we talking about sexual abuse? Are we really shedding enough light on it?

Shameful darkness is the fuel for ongoing sexual abuse. Violation, embarrassment, lack of human value, emptiness - these words barely begin to describe...
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