Does “13 Reasons Why” Send a Dangerous Message to Teens?

The YA novel Thirteen Reasons Why was adapted for Netflix and it’s getting mixed reviews from mental health experts. The story follows Hannah Baker, a high school student who commits suicide and leaves cassette tapes for the people she holds responsible for her death. Many experts say the show doesn’t…

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10 Reasons You Should Read Aloud to Big Kids, Too

Every parent knows that it’s good to read to kids when they’re little. It helps babies, toddlers, and preschoolers de View full post on Common Sense Blog – Parenting, media, and everything in between – No name #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

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15 Honest Reasons Women Say They Don’t Want To Get Married

Marriage isn’t for everyone, especially these days. In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 124.6 million Americans 16 years and older were single ― or 50.2 percent of the population ―  compared with 37.4 percent of the population in 1976.  What’s behind the decision to stay single? Below, 16 women…

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19 Reasons My Son Cries

I was making breakfast for my three year old this morning. Everything was on track. The baby was in his high chair eating cheerios so happily and I was sipping on my coffee. I give him two choices and today he picked peanut butter on toast. When I brought him…

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19 Reasons Smoke Bombs Are The Hottest Wedding Photo Trend

The next smokin’ hot thing in wedding photography? Colorful smoke bombs. With their pretty plumes in all colors of the rainbow, smoke bombs add a dreamlike quality to wedding portraits that sparklers just can’t compete with.  But don’t be fooled by their billowing beauty; these smoke bombs can get quite hot,…

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Sunne’s Gift’s: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

1. Natural Afro-Textured Hair is Magical In the children’s book entitled Sunne’s Gift, the main character’s beautiful afro-textured hair enables the character to make the sun rise and set. All afros have magical abilities. What hair defies gravity, replicates the DNA spiral and contains the force of whirlwinds and tornadoes?…

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