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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Archive for the ‘Sex’ Category

Get Savvy: Kathleen Buckstaff’s book for teens

Have you ever crossed paths with someone you just knew would be a cherished friend, if only a few circumstances were different? For me, Kathleen Buckstaff is one of those people. I’ve only met her once, to my recollection. So I don’t really know her that well. And yet I know her. This month, I […]

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How Arizona youth are targeted for sex trafficking

sex trafficking

The Department of Justice cites Phoenix as one of the top sex trafficking jurisdictions in the country. Particularly at risk are minors who are abducted, coerced or enticed into the commercial sex trade. “The same economic forces that fuel tourism in Arizona also support sex trafficking—warm weather, multiple interstate highways, proximity to the border, short drive to […]

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Dominique Roe-Sepowitz:
What parents need to know about sex trafficking

The difference between sex trafficking and prostitution. The number of men who regularly buy sex online or on the street in the Phoenix area. Teens who live at home with their families while trading sex for money. Why are we talking about this in a parenting magazine? Associate Professor Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, PhD, directs the […]

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Chiropractic Care…well, sort of

Okay, so I broke down and went to a Chiropractor. Now I’ve been to Chiropractors before. In fact, I believe they do good work and can heal certain muscular, joint and alignment issues. But after my husband’s constant barrage of scientific studies citing all kinds of devastating chiropractic mishaps, I’d pretty much sworn off them […]

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Turkey sex

                  I heard this interview on NPR the other day with Stephen Dubner, the author of Freakonomics, and I just can’t get it out of my mind. He asked Kai Ryssdal what percentage of the 40 million Thanksgiving turkeys Americans will eat this year are products of […]

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Addicted to…what?

I mean, what prompts someone to begin chowing down on her sofa? I’ll admit I often find myself too tired to meander over to the fridge during Jimmy Kimmel Live. But I’ve never even contemplated digging into the couch for sustenance…

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Go live with a car battery…

Unconditional love is the culprit of all rotten behavior.

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Honesty is…usually the best policy

It can’t be easy to learn that your cherished mother was once a toothless carnie or a handsomely paid exotic dancer.

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A real life email to my husband during tense economic times

There’s even a show for Moms addicted to energy drinks. Figures I gave up my Red Bull a few years ago.

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Sexy mama!

I found my mojo at the DD drive thru…or not.

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