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Military Saves Week Comes to an End, but Your Savings Continues

Military Saves Week, a component of America Saves, has partnered with the Department of Defense for years to encourage healthy finances for military families. With the United States military in limbo right now, between budget cuts and force reduction, preparing for one’s future might not be at the forefront of many minds. Preparing for one’sContinue Reading “Military Saves Week Comes to an End, but Your Savings Continues”

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Hot Topic: Corporal Punishment in the Classroom

Hot Topic: Corporal Punishment in the Classroom Earlier this month a Kansas lawmaker proposed a bill (1) that would allow corporal punishment, or in this case spanking to the point of bruising, in schools. If you’re anything like me you probably are thinking, “Um, what?” Sadly enough, this is not a new issue in termsContinue Reading “Hot Topic: Corporal Punishment in the Classroom”

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I Look Up to Women Who Follow Their Passions, and I’m Not Sorry

I Look Up to Women Who Follow Their Passions, and I’m Not Sorry If your Facebook newsfeed is anything like mine, it is constantly bombarded with people sharing random stories, status updates, and pictures from blogs and websites. Usually I pass right over those things because most of the time they are about another teenageContinue Reading “I Look Up to Women Who Follow Their Passions, and I’m Not Sorry”

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My Baby Won’t Sleep

My daughter is a year and a half old. She does not sleep through the night.  It’s not for lack of trying, and maybe if I were tougher, more willing to just get it done, then she would sleep for 12 hours straight. Right now, though, it’s just how it is. I’ve come to aContinue Reading “My Baby Won’t Sleep”