relationships

When Your Kid Googles You (Take care. Someone’s listening.)

“I looked you up on google,” my daughter said a few weeks ago. I froze, arranging my face as nonchalantly as I could: “Oh really? What did you find?” “You’ve written a LOT of articles,” she observed, and paused a beat: “..and a LOOOTTT of articles about parenting.” She looked at me pointedly. Yes. Yes, …

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I love you, friend, but I don’t want your essential oils (or leggings, or mascara…)

If you’ve been around church women for any length of time, chances are you’ve been invited to some kind of product party: a “no pressure, just-a-bunch-of-girls get together” with food and a presentation of jewelry, essential oils, makeup, leggings, cleaning products, accessories, nutritional supplements, skin care miracles, or (fill in the blank) on display. Or, …

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Is it okay to watch Game of Thrones? (some thoughts on freedom, fear, and viewer discretion)

  “Dear Bronwyn,   Is it okay to watch Game of Thrones? I have Christian friends who want to get together and watch it, and other Christian friends who think it’s the Show Satan Made. Any thoughts?   Thanks, HBgO or HBnO?”   Dear HBOer, I don’t know if it’s okay for you to watch …

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