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11/29/2011
The Reading Mother Recently you talked about how parents want printed books for their children instead of ebooks and the value of reading to children. I recently won a full scholarship to return to college and complete my degree. More >>

Tags: Response to a comment, Values
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Posted under Email of the Day
11/28/2011
101st Airborne Delivers Game Ball ...Unless you've parachuted, you'll never believe the effect of this stunning jump into the Michigan Football Stadium!... More >>

Tags: college, Education, Military, Parenting
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11/28/2011
Being Flexible During the Holidays With the holiday season upon us I wanted to share with you our experience from last year. For many years I have made it a tradition to invite my in-laws for dinner on Christmas Eve. More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - Family, Holidays, Relationships, Relatives, Response to a comment, Traditions
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11/28/2011
Made Two Simple Changes This morning my husband said, "I'm so lucky I have the best wife in the world!" Dr. Laura, we are not newlyweds, but have been married 35 years. More >>

Tags: Marriage, The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
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Posted under Email of the Day
11/22/2011
A Wedding Gift from my Mother-in-Law I want to tell you about the wonderful gift my mother-in-law gave me on our wedding day over 31 years ago. As she helped her older son (my soon-to-be husband) into his tux jacket, she said to him: "Well, Scott, you're getting married today and you're off to a new life. Don't ever forget who is Number One." More >>

Tags: Adult Child-Parent, Family/Relationships - Adult Child/Parent, In-Laws, mother-in-law, Relationships, Wedding
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11/22/2011
Finding Heart for my Husband I am a 44 year old woman, married for 15 years. We have two daughters 3 and 8. I work part time as a special needs counselor, and my husband works overnight at a hotel. Our 3 year old is not in day care. Between the two of us we watch the baby. More >>

Tags: Behavior, Fatherhood, Gratitude, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Women's Point of View
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11/22/2011
GI Bill Education I couldn't listen that day, but noticed from your email you were commenting on Columbia University's recruitment of veterans as students. Two weeks ago, I started a new job at a prominent private university in southern California that also recruits veterans. More >>

Tags: College, Education, Military, Parenting, Response to a Comment, Veterans
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11/21/2011
Losing a Family Dog ...For ten years, our couch was occupied by a beautiful wheaten dog we called Cocoa. Nobody could figure out what breed she was. The groomers said terrier. The vet said Picardi Shepherd. Hubby's cousin said Irish Wolfhound... More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - Family, Grief, Mental Health, Relationships, Relatives
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11/21/2011
Why Guys Don't Call Your commentary today hit a nerve. I am a 54 year old divorced man who waited until my kids were grown before dating again. I've been that guy who doesn't call back a few times now for a lot of the reasons you touched on. More >>

Tags: Dating, Morals, Ethics, Values, Relationships, Response to a Comment
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11/21/2011
Standing Up for the Children I was disgusted at the percentage of people you mentioned who would stand up for children, or abuse in general: Only 20%?? What is this world coming to? I am currently having to "stand up" for my niece. More >>

Tags: Abuse, Child Abuse, Response to a Comment
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