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Six things my dad taught me

Six things my dad taught me

Father’s Day is Sunday—the day to celebrate our dads. Dads come in all sizes, shapes, temperaments and abilities. Dads are important. My dad taught through example. My dad grew up the second oldest of eight. His dad farmed. His grandad farmed. He farmed and still farms his 100-acre beef farm. He is dad to four…

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Favoritism hurts as novel portrays

Favoritism hurts as novel portrays

Parents, grandparents, and teachers who show favoritism create a lot of hurt feelings. Favoritism shows up in words and actions. Aware of favoritism, I work to avoid it at all costs. Favoritism harms relationships While reading James L. Rubart’s novel, The Pages of Her Life, the pain caused by favoritism reflected loud and clear as…

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Do you get enough sleep?

Do you get enough sleep?

Do you get enough sleep? The last few months, I’ve been tired because my sleep is disrupted. Not enough sleep leaves me groggy and sometimes grumpy. I used to get enough—once my children slept through the night and I figured out what worked for me. But now, I’ve come to value a good night’s rest…

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