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Put Together a Playlist of Thanksgiving Music

It seems as if the Christmas carols begin earlier and earlier each year as merchants try to get shoppers in the holiday-buying mood. If you're tired of Christmas music, but want some seasonal favorites to play in the ba ...

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Movies for Your Thanksgiving Party

If you're not into football and not ready for Christmas movie favorites, it might be hard to find something for your Thanksgiving party. We've put together a list of fun Thanksgiving classics you can find on DVD or stre ...

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6 Ways To Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Since 1990, Americans have recognized November as Native American Heritage Month. It was President George H. W. Bush that issued the first proclamation, but even without a presidential declaration, it’s important t ...

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Tips for Raising a Grateful and Thankful Child

Thanksgiving is a time when many get together with family, spend time together, and reflect on what they are thankful for. As Thanksgiving week comes to a close, you are likely reflecting on the blessings in your life. ...

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Telling Children About Santa Claus

Once Halloween is over, many people start focusing on Christmas. You might hear Christmas music playing on the radio, see Christmas displays in stores, and watch Christmas commercials on television. This is also the ti ...

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Thanksgiving Hymns

Thanksgiving may not be known for its music, as the holiday usually gets overshadowed by Christmas songs. Here are six traditional Thanksgiving hymns to add to your playlist. “We Gather Together” This hymn ...

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Telling the Thanksgiving Story From a Native American Perspective

The first Thanksgiving is highly romanticized. In fact, the New York Times ran an editorial last year titled “Most Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong.” The author, Maya Salam, blames watered-d ...

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Patron Saints for Your Culinary Endeavors

As the holidays approach, you’re probably gearing up for making special meals and dishes for events. Let’s take a look at some of the church’s saints that protect cooks, bakers, housewives and more. Sa ...

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Culturally Sensitive Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There are hundreds of resources available for victims of domestic violence. Online, you can go to Thehotline.org. Locally, practically every community has a crisis c ...

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7 Great Places to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. If you’re looking for a great place to learn more about how Latin American immigrants shaped the fabric of the United States, check out one of th ...

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