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Utah Governor signs phone porn filter law

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Smartphones and tablets will have a porn filter after the governor of Utah signed a new law meant to protect children. The law, which was signed Tuesday, requires a filter blocking pornography ...

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Man arrested for calling his biological female child his ‘daughter’

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Canadian father Scott Hoogland was arrested and jailed this week for the crime of referring to his 14-year-old daughter as his “daughter.” That’s right. Because this concerned father referred to his daughter ...

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Dina and Jerry: learning from their darkest hour

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After Dina Russell had an abortion, her boyfriend Jerry Davenport didn’t forsake the relationship. That was unusual for a young unmarried couple involved in a crisis pregnancy. In fact, couples like them ...

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Bill Smith and his ‘home stretch’ coming of age story

The diagnosis of leukemia at age 43 laid bare a brief flirtation with escape for Bill Smith. After all, he had battled depression and suicidal thoughts from a young age; mortality was ...

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How childhood play enriches education

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When I was a kid, my parents let me play. I grew up homeschooled, so I had more time than other kids—the bulk of which was spent running wild. I did do ...

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Using God’s Word as part of daily parenting

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Recent family polling suggests that 72% of parents believe that Bible verses have nothing to do with parenting. Having taught inner city preschool for many years and prayed for children and parents ...

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Senators Roy Blunt and Amy Klobuchar take lead in promoting adoption in Congress

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Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) may be on different sides of the political aisle, but they agree on the importance of promoting adoption. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed their bipartisan ...

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Slugs and bugs and kids and faith

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Two new books have been released in the popular Christian children’s series Slugs & Bugs. “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society” and “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society on Boasting,” are the latest creations ...

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Study finds shocking results about families, dinner and conversation

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A new study shows a disturbing fact about the eating and conversation habits of families. For thousands of years dinner was the traditional time when families, and often larger communities, would gather ...

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Today’s dads spending more time with kids

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Last week Metro Voice published a story about the negative effects on society when fathers are not present in the lives of their kids. A reader responded that we should publish some ...

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Want to reduce poverty, abuse, drugs, and violence? Then we need involved dads!

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Once every year we dedicate a day to remember our dads. I’m glad we do. The role of a father is irreplaceable. My own dad has been a priceless gift over the ...

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Is Snapchat pushing pedophilia?

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Snapchat is under fire again, after a photo-sharing app they recently featured included a filter called “Love Has No Labels.”  The app promotes LGBTQ Pride Month but one of the categories included by ...

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One-year-old baby rides NY subway alone

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The New York Police Department said a 1-year-old baby boy in a stroller rode alone on a Manhattan subway train for eight stops—or about 60 blocks—after the baby’s caretaker became ill. The toddler ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – True love

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Eight years ago, a new ritual in my life began. I brought my precious son home from the hospital for the first time and have spent nearly every night since praying over ...

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The secret to Chick-fil-A revealed by founder’s daughter

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The daughter of Chick-fil-A’s founder is revealing some valuable life lessons from her father and the source of the company’s impressive success. Trudy Cathy White’s new book, “Climb Every Mountain: Finding God ...

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Parents giving away their baby’s privacy to digital world

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Wanting to get your newborn’s photo on social  media? Not so fast if you value your baby’s privacy. Overzealous parents-to-be are creating a digital footprint for their children — before they’re born, ...

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Patriots’ Devin McCourty relies on God the Father

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Football fans have returned home from the Super Bowl standoff between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. Stories of faith have emerged from the pack of players on both teams ...

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Melissa Joan Hart opens up about how her faith in Christ impacts her parenting

Actress Melissa Joan Hart opened up on her Christian faith, detailing how it’s gotten her through many hard times in her life and changed her parenting. Hart, 42, also explained how she dealt ...

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Mom supports drag queen 10-year-old son’s photo with nude man

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A mother is receiving harsh criticism for allowing her 10-year-old son to appear in Huck Magazine posing next to a naked drag queen.  The boy, Nemis Quinn Mélançon-Golden,  as dressed in drag for the ...

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Advice and aid wants to save the next life

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Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers, located in Overland Park, helps women and their families make an educated decision about an unplanned pregnancy. They do this by providing truthful, evidence-based, medical information about parenting, adoption and abortion. ...

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CWA is working for women and families

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CWA is built on prayer and action. We are the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization with a rich history of over three decades of helping our members across the country bring Biblical principles into all levels of public ...

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State investigates mom for letting kid walk dog

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A mother in Illinois is facing repercussions for something she saw as a simple fun task: letting her 8-year-old daughter walk their dog. Multiple news outlets are reporting that the Department of ...

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How to grow children of character

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There are few things in life that a Christian parent hopes for more than to pass on to their children the same principles and character values they live by. Character doesn’t just ...

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Top 10 ways to launch a successful school year

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As an educator, I see and hear from numerous families regarding the struggles of heading back to school. While some parents rejoice at the idea of returning to normalcy, others have difficulty ...

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‘Incredibles 2’ shows parenting really is a superhero power

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It stinks when you have superhero powers and can’t use them. But that’s the situation that Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible), Helen Parr (Elastigirl) and their three children find themselves after they tried ...

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