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The Many Faces of Parenting

By MJ Ali When I was 11 years old, I made a pact with myself. I would not have children, and if I did want to raise children, I would adopt. My reasoning for this was very simple: I did not want to contribute to the burden of an already-overpopulated planet. I kept my pact, […]

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Giving As Gratitude

  By Abigail Edwards You know that jolt of happiness you feel when you receive a gift, especially if it’s one you’ve been hoping for? Usually we show our gratitude for the present with a hug and a “thank you”, but what could giving a gift in exchange do for us and the other person? […]

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