About Sharing Your Dirty Laundry

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I like reading polls in magazine about how often people do the most ordinary things. How many hours a day do you watch television? How many times have you ever lied to your boss? How often do you and your spouse make love?

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Every Care Package is Important

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When a soldier receives a care package it is a huge morale booster. Care Packages are a great way to show a soldier how much you care for them and how thankful you’re for the sacrifice they are making for their country. I wanted to highlight this story I found, Every Care Package is Important, about a Marine Mom and the care packages they have been sending to Iraq.

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On Reading Your Kids’ Blog

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A friend of mine found out that her college-age daughter had a new boyfriend by reading her updated Facebook page. The mom was surprised and a little hurt. Why hadn’t she been told? The daughter was angry. “You’re not supposed to read that, mother! It’s not for you.” This was the daughter’s own young-person’s life, out there on the internet for all the world to see – except, apparently, her mother.

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The Key to a Good Marriage: Yes, Dear

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Last year my husband and I went on vacation with two other couples. We rented a house on a tropical island, ate at great restaurants, walked on the beach. Sometimes two or three of us drove off to explore, others sat by the pool. We read books, drank mojitos, watched the sunset, played Scrabble. At the end of the trip, we congratulated ourselves on how well we all got along, how easy it was to be in each other’s company.

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