Category Archives: News

Canadian Parents Forced to Talk about Sex

Ontario just updated their sex education curriculum for the first time in 17 years, and parents across the country are a little upset with some of the content. Students will learn about masturbation, oral sex, anal sex (hold on to … Continue reading

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Sexual Consent… App?

NOTE: As of Oct 7th, this app has been pulled by iTunes. See comments below. We’ve seen apps helping people hook up, apps for people who just want to “cuddle”… I guess it’s no surprise that now some college students … Continue reading

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Shy, Teased, Isolated…Teen Killer?

Why? It’s the one question no one can really answer at this moment describing the rampage 16-year-old Alex Hribal embarked on yesterday at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, PA. One can only speculate. His attorney is saying he is … Continue reading

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Shame on us

THE WORLD VISION SAME SEX DECISIONS AND THE REPERCUSSIONS Interesting… I was halfway through writing this blog Wednesday and everything flipped on its head. If you missed the scoop, here’s the skinny: –       A few days ago international world relief … Continue reading

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Scared of e-Readers?

This week someone asked me, “Has the shift towards Kindle and iBooks hurt your book sales as an author?” For me the answer was easy. “Not at all. I think it’s helped it.” Yes, it’s a fact e-readers are growing … Continue reading

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Smartphones for Kids?

“Do you know where your children are?” If you’re my age, you probably remember that catchy slogan from the 80’s. I don’t think I’ve heard that question in over a decade. Probably because parents have access to handy little GPS … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Shrewd and Innocent?

“I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.” -Matthew 10:16 This week Phil Robertson was suspended “indefinitely” after “disparaging gays as sinners” in his GQ interview. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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R.I.P. baby sister

“I just love being straight up ignored when ever I need you.” It was the last thing she posted on her Facebook page. Then she went to her high school the next day and hung herself in the school bathroom. … Continue reading

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FCC Considers More Sex and Nudity

The rumor is true, the FCC is considering allowing more sex and nudity on televisions. Their website posted a public notice last month proposing an end to “the prohibition of expletives and certain images of nudity on television.” Then clean … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe the Hype

Last week I read an article link that claimed, “Facebook is Responsible for 1/3 of All Divorces.” Really? Would you actually repeat that statistic? Are you willing to bet your reputation that it’s true? Should we believe the headlines when … Continue reading

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