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There’s Nothing Like a Good Protest

The tweet was liked and retweeted thousands of times. No one remembered who the original tweeter was, but they understood the importance of the message: "We're protesting outside the White House this Saturday. Bring your signs and loud voices!" Melissa Diamond, a 30-year-old mother of three, showed the tweet to her husband. "Wanna go?" Mike Diamond shrugged. "What exactly are we protesting?" "I'm not sure," Melissa said. "The usual stuff, I guess." The Diamonds took their 16-year-old … Read More

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Memo to Staff: Please Get Some Work Done

To: All staff From: Company president Subject: Low productivity It has come to my attention that productivity has dropped drastically since Thursday, June 14th. I’m not sure what’s going on, but … Read More

Striving to be a Perfect Father

On Father's Day, millions of men around the world receive gifts from their children, all manner of gifts: pens, ties, shirts, tickets and tools. Some of these gifts, such as T-shirts and mugs, display … Read More

Help! We’ve Got Teenagers in the House!

About a decade ago, when my three children were all under 5, taking care of them seemed to be a constant challenge. We had to change diapers, survive countless tantrums, and struggle at the dining … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More

Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More

Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More