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The Science is in: God is the answer

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Religious Kids

Research shows that children raised with an inclusive spirituality are significantly healthier and happier, especially in their teen years. So why aren’t we all signing up? Read about the science in Maclean’s here: The Science is in: God is the answer

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3.29
Why You Should Start Saying Grace With Your Kids (Even if You Don’t Believe)

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child praying in Ethiopia

Ron Lieber writes in The Huffington Post about why saying grace before meals helps kids be happier, healthier, and make smarter decisions: Why You Should Start Saying Grace With Your Kids (Even if You Don’t Believe in God)

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2.8
Birth Control Pills Affect Women’s Taste In Men | Scientific American

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Labor Day Movie

Recent studies suggest that being on the birth control pill changes who women find attractive. Sometimes technological innovations come with unforeseen consequences. Read about it in The Scientific American here: Birth Control Pills Affect Women’s Taste In Men

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1.11
Study Finds More Reasons to Get and Stay Married

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Marriage by Chau Nguyen

Less people are getting married, but studies show that getting and staying married can increase economicphysical and emotional wellbeing. More from The New York Times here: Study Finds More Reasons to Get and Stay Married (The illustration is from our book, out next month!)

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10.21
Ditch the Pill Years Before You Plan to Start a Family

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Pregnancy Announcement

We’re Catholics, so we think there are lots of good reasons to ditch artificial birth control in favor of Natural Family Planning or The Fertility Awareness Method, but one of the least discussed reasons is that when you are ready to start a family, having used the Pill in the past makes it more difficult to conceiveDitch the Pill Years Before You Plan to Start a Family.  After the jump, a picture of my daughter falling asleep while eating pizza. Because, why not?

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