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Review of CHARMS: A Game of Insight and Inspiration

What if someone turned asking deep questions, offering sage advice, and exploring spiritual insights into a game? Well, someone did. My friends Aaron and Lisa from Studio 9, Inc., along with Julie Burns Walker, co-created a game called CHARMS: A Game …

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My Son Will Not Be a Rapist

I’m going to keep this short because it’s not a complicated concept. But it is unfortunately one we have to teach in a world where women’s bodies have historically been seen as men’s property or men’s prerogative to touch at …

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If This is How She Rebels, More Power to Her

The other night, my 15-year-old daughter came into the bathroom to chat with me while I got ready for bed. She’s been taking a community college nutrition class, and she told me the chapter she’d just read in her textbook …

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The Magical Age When Parenting Gets Easier

I’ve asked myself countless times over my 15 years of parenting, “When the bleep is this going to get easier?” Three kids, each four years apart, has meant a near-constant stream of neediness of some sort or another since the birth of my …