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May 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

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Gov. Teddy Bear and His First Beach Buddy / NYT

May 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

No Partisan Fire at the Shore: An Obama-Christie Reunion   Obama and Christie: Moderate Friendship: On the Jersey Shore, Gov. Chris Christie's friendly welcome toward President Obama suggested he cared little about the Republican criticism that haunted a similar visit last fall. By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MARK LEIBOVICH POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. — Politics makes strange beachfellows. President Obama and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey affirmed...

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A future Pol?

May 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

CHICAGO (CBS) – A 3rd grader from the South Side has become an Internet sensation, after delivering a rousing speech at a rally against school closings earlier this week. WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports there have been more than 88,000 views on YouTube of 9-year old Asean Johnson speaking at the podium for nearly three minutes on Monday at a protest rally...

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May 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Mom shocks doctors by coming back to life after post-mortem c-section

Parents face tough choice when tornadoes bear down / David A. Lieb AP

Parents face tough choice when tornadoes bear down / David A. Lieb AP

May 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — With an ominous storm approaching, the Moore Public School District flashed a text alert to parents: "We are currently holding all students until the current storm danger is over. Students are being released to parents only at this time." Parents had a gut-wrenching choice, and only a few minutes to make it. Trust the safety of the...

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May 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

The Politics of Natural Disaster

Bully Punished with Bad Clothing. Unusual or Cruel?

May 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

 By Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Parenting    On Wednesday, a Murry, Utah-based woman named Ally Olsen, 41, discovered that her fiancé’s 10-year-old daughter, Kaylee, was bullying a classmate. Kaylee’s teacher had emailed Olsen, explaining that the girl had been teasing a student for the past three weeks because of how she dressed. As a result, the victim no longer wanted to come to school.  “When I received...

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May 17, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

A Politician’s Disclosure Offers a Lesson in Eating Disorders By KATE TAYLOR   Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker and a Democratic candidate for mayor, revealed in The New York Times on Tuesday that she battled bulimia for over a decade, from her midteens until she entered a rehabilitation program at age 26. Though other public figures have discussed their struggles with bulimia – Katie Couric and Jane...

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Steve Jobs' Widow Debuts on Philanthropic Stage / NYT

Steve Jobs’ Widow Debuts on Philanthropic Stage / NYT

May 17, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  By PETER LATTMAN and CLAIRE CAIN MILLER  Marlene Castro knew the tall blonde woman only as Laurene, her mentor. They met every few weeks in a rough Silicon Valley neighborhood the year that Ms. Castro was applying to college, and they e-mailed often, bonding over conversations about Ms. Castro’s difficult childhood. Without Laurene’s help, Ms. Castro said, she might not have become the first...

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10 Imperfect Parent Truths / Nickelodeon Parents Connect

May 15, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

 Disclaimer: This is Humor!   Perfect moms are kind of like unicorns ...  they don't exist.  So instead of trying to fake it, I've decided to declare my mediocre parenting style a "philosophy" and shout it from the rooftops.  Here are my 10 Imperfect Mom Truths. (Please tell me I'm not the only one to believe these.)   Vegetables are overrated. I know, I know, they're important...

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