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‘The Grinch’ reflects on true meaning of Christmas

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The frozen wind whips, the snow seeps with wet trickles into his garishly green furry ankles, and the Grinch sucks his teeth in frustration on his icy mountain perch. They think their ...

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Where did the rock go? School of Rock: The Musical

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I have heard that actors stray from scripts that highlight children and dogs. I understand the logic, now that I have seen “School of Rock: The Musical.” Here, though, the fact that ...

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Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes attacked as intolerant

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Is the Christmas outreach effort of toy-filled shoeboxes supported by millions of American Christians anti-Muslim? Franklin Graham, founder of Samaritan’s Purse, the organization behind the Operation Christmas Child project, has responded to ...

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Schools contribute to identity theft of children

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Identity thieves love to steal children’s identities. Nobody thinks to check their child’s credit report because there’s no reason to expect them to have one. Criminals can exploit the stolen identity undetected ...

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Wait for the honeymoon?

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Dear Dave, My fiancé and I are getting married in three weeks, but he lost his job as an experienced HVAC technician at a hospital a few days ago. Do you think ...

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Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Teaching children not to bully is a part of good parenting, but sometimes, it helps to have a good book or movie to make the case. Such is the case with Wonder. ...

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World’s largest porn company targeting kids through gaming

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Porn is tightening its grip on America’s youth through two major areas – online gaming and virtual reality. As recently as five years ago, the number of video games containing pornographic sexual ...

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MBCH: Once upon a dream

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home was founded upon a dream of Mrs. Joseph B. Thompson in 1882. Mrs. Thompson saw a vital need in the rapidly developing city of St. Louis, for a ...

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As a dad, Kirk Cameron tackles kids and smartphones

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When Kirk Cameron was a teenager starring in the nation’s number one sitcom “Growing Pains,” smart phones were still over a decade away. Metro Voice caught up with the veteran actor turned ...

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A mom’s tips for raising a kind, compassionate man

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As a mom of two (my daughter is 24 and my son 18), I have experienced the journey of raising both a boy and a girl in a chaotic world where digital ...

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Dog Days a great date flick but with missed opportunities

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The movie Dog Days is being marketed as a family flick perfect for young children. It’s really geared more toward older teens and those out for a date night. Dog movies seem ...

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Day trips are perfect get-a-way from Kansas City

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As Summer winds down and you feel pressure to squeeze in one more family trip, you don’t need a huge budget or endless days away from home to make a memorable summer ...

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5 family-friendly things for August entertainment includes ‘The Waltons’ and Kirk Cameron

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Some children try to sneak a peek at movies they shouldn’t watch. That sometimes happens at my house, too, but more recently, it’s been something far more vanilla – “The Waltons.” Yes, ...

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Kansas Improves Child Well-Being Ranking in KIDS COUNT Data book

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its 2018 KIDS COUNT Data book. The most-recent report shows Kansas in a strong position, with the state ranking 13th in the nation in overall ...

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Former cable producer starts new kid-friendly venture

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Sick of the programming his former employer continues to make for young viewers, producer Butch Hartman has announced he will launch a 24/7 streaming platform where families will be able to watch ...

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Dog stays by 3-year-old’s side overnight until rescued

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Just as the weekend was about to begin, a family in southeast Missouri had reason to celebrate. Three-year-old Remington “Remy” Elliott and her dog, Fat Heath, were found safe and sound after ...

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5 Things Parents Should Know about Avengers: Infinity War

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A big, bad alien is threatening to kill half the people in the universe and he’s heading to Earth. But at least we have the Avengers to save us, right? Well, maybe ...

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‘Lost in Space’ to Bible Bee Competition lead family-friendly spotlight this month

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Welcome to the new monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things.” Each month Metro Voice will spotlight five family-friendly entertainment choices on DVD, streaming or television. How long would it take you to memorize ...

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