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#ChooseLoveChallenge: Embrace Love During Valentine’s Week

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In a new online campaign, #ChooseLoveChallenge gets us married folks thinking about how we can improve ourselves.

Yes, ourselves, first and foremost if we want our marriages to succeed.

Fellow blogger Lauren Hartmann recently chats about the challenges of marriage and the importance of choosing love every. single. day.

“I totally get why people get divorced,” she writes. “Marriage is hard.”

Hartmann goes on to say something that I strongly believe: “Love is a choice.”

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Stepdad Serenades Stepson With Special Needs

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Grab your hankies!

In a new viral video, Jayce Correia warmly serenades his 8-year-old stepson Jared, whom has a brain injury.

Jared’s mom, Shirley Ferreira, had a kidney infection during her pregnancy, which caused the boy to have a stroke. At birth, Jared was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.

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Happy Family Day From My Family To Yours!

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Happy Family Day from beautiful British Columbia!

Yup, my province is taking the day off in the name of families up here in the Great White North.

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#FeelGoodFriday: Teen Mom Pumps Breastmilk For Adoptive Family

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#FeelGoodFriday alert!

If you’re hoping for some inspiration this weekend, look no further than Kaleena Pysher, a teen mom who has humbled us with her selflessness and goodness.

Not only did the 19-year-old give up her baby for adoption, she has been pumping breastmilk and shipping it to her baby’s adoptive parents over the past three months.

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Filed under: Baby,Breastfeeding,Carousel,Emotional Health,Inspiration,Inspirational mom,Pregnancy & Parenting,Spirit,Teen

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Parent Report Card: Are You Willing To Get Graded By Your Kids?

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I double dare ya, mama!

Check out this great new parenting quiz that recently came across my desk.

Do you breastfeed or use the bottle? Do you co-sleep or use the crib? Are you a helicopter parent or more like tiger mom? Do you use grounding as a discipline, or use positive discipline with your kids?

These and other typical parenting questions are NOT on this quiz!

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Filed under: Big Kids,Carousel,Emotional Health,Family Fun,Parenting Styles,Personal Development,Pregnancy & Parenting,Spirit,Teen

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Is Religious Education Needed In Schools?

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British educators and law makers believe that religious education is “needed” in schools.

According to BBC News, Ed Pawson, chairman of the National Association of Teachers of Religious Education, asks “what hope” kids have these days. “Good religious education has never been more needed,” he claims.

The government has stated that religious instruction a “vital part” of education for young people in modern Britain by helping children to develop an understanding of the different faiths and cultures which make up our society.

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