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Celebrate the Benefits of Aging

Aging is rarely celebrated in today’s culture. There are a lot of problems related to aging. Healthcare costs get higher. Medicare may pick up some medical costs, but many seniors still pay hundreds, if not thousan ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Coping With Loneliness Through the Holidays

There are a lot of expectations around the holiday season. Christmas commercials remind you that it’s the season to be with family and loved ones. Buy lavish gifts and enjoy the food and parties. When you’re ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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8 Thanksgiving Ideas To Get Your Family Doing Something Together

There’s no shortage of things to do on Thanksgiving. If you’re like a lot of families, mom or dad is in the kitchen cooking dinner while the kids play on their cell phones or watch TV in another room. Thanksg ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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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 ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Superstitions

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Harvard Study Relates Well-Being With Religious Upbringing

If you’ve ever tried taking sullen, grumpy kids who don’t want to go to church or synagogue, you’re not alone. Over the past few decades, it’s been argued whether kids should attend religious serv ...

Category: Religion Science

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LGBTQ Adoptions Against Public Opinion of Anti-Discrimination

Just recently, the Kansas Legislature approved a bill that will allow religious adoption agencies to turn away LGBTQ couples. It’s presumed that the governor will sign the bill, but opponents of the bill are likely ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

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Taking Care of Yourself Through the Holidays

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza or Saturnalia, November marks the start of a holiday season that can be extremely busy with family, friends, parties and more. You’re not only pressured to spend ex ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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Non-Commercial Alternatives to Black Friday

The day after Thanksgiving used to be a day when families went shopping together for great deals. Today, Black Friday is more of a chaotic, commercialized battlefield that has turned good people into crazed customers. Bl ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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Switch Up Your Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving might be an American holiday, but cultures around the world have celebrated the harvest for centuries. This year, add something new to your Thanksgiving celebration by remembering your own heritage. Cook som ...

Category: Ceremonies Holidays and Observances

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Planning for a Father’s Day Without a Father

Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day are all very nice holidays when you have a typical family, but what happens when a parent or grandparent has been abusive or passed away? Dealing with these holidays can be ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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