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3 simple ways to teach children gratitude

3 simple ways to teach children gratitude

At some point, every home with young children experiences ingratitude. It’s just part of post-Fall childrearing — alongside 2-year-old temper tantrums and 2 a.m. bedtime visits. I thought about that recently when my two oldest boys (ages 9 and 5) …

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2017 — Year in Review

2017 year in review

Airport attack Jan. 6 — Chaos erupted at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida when a man with a gun commenced one of the year’s first mass shootings, randomly firing at bystanders in the baggage claim area. Panicked passengers …

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The case for a return to virtue

#metoo

The avalanche of accusations, revelations, terminations, resignations and other recriminations seems to be accelerating in our raw and exposed #MeToo era of national sexual shame. Clinton, Cosby, Weiner, O’Reilly, Franken, Conyers, Weinstein, Lauer, Moore and so many others have lecherously …

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Wave of homelessness crashes over West Coast

Crowded encampments have sprung up along transportation corridors, rivers, and sidewalks up and down the West Coast following a surge in homelessness, according to a survey by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released in December. Though …

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