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Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Chicago 1968 speaks to 2016 (04/28/16)
"The mob is the mother of tyrants."
Musicians die, but never the music (04/26/16)
Prince Rogers Nelson is gone but will be forever remembered by his music. We are always struck hard when an icon suddenly departs from this life. Regardless of how and why Prince left us so suddenly, his fans mourn. Musicians leave a print on the earth. ...
Build authentic character in youth sports (04/21/16)
Not everyone deserves a trophy. In fact, unearned rewards can be harmful, because artificially inflating a child's self-esteem merely for participation in sport sends the wrong message, warns psychologist Jason Richardson. "There are plenty of incarcerated felons with an inflated self-view and there are extremely successful people grappling with a more moderate self-concept, so self-esteem alone is not the measure by which we should prepare our children for greatness," says Richardson, a Pan-Am Games gold medalist who is also known as "Dr. ...
Stand up America and demand positive changes (04/19/16)
Last week at coffee Becky shared an interesting article written by a man named Bill from Washington and it was written years ago, but it is saying things we need to be talking about and should address immediately regarding our elected government officials. ...
Answering the mental health services crisis (04/18/16)
Anyone reading this can likely cite tragic examples that have proven to be societal challenges due to the inadequate and ineffective mental health services throughout Iowa. In the last several years, shootings in the United States have tended to have at least one of two common themes: access to guns, and individuals, usually men, who have untreated mental health issues...