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The Arc of Forgiveness

Please. Thank You. Excuse Me.  I have methodically embedded these good manner phrases into my children’s malleable little craniums for over a decade. I beam any time a restaurant server compliments my polite offspring. These tiny details of etiquette, when spoken sincerely,   are the seeds of growing kind, empathetic, and socially aware little humans.  While …

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4 lessons I’m teaching to raise a bully-proof child

(Ohio) – Bullying…it’s something we’ve all either dealt with on one side or the other or witnessed. It’s been around for what seems like the beginning of time, but we can begin to change that in the generation we are raising today.

The Moore Family

When Staying Silent isn’t an Option: A Salient Conversation with Ellery Moore

The city of Massillon feels smaller than it’s population of 32,000. I like to joke that Massillon connections are like the old game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, only most of us know each other by no more than 3 degrees. Among Massillon’s most well-known names and faces is Ellery Moore. Ellery endeared himself to …

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Do as I Say, Not as I Vote?

 “Do as I say, not as I do.” My mother repeated this phrase on a multitude of occasions throughout my youth, especially as I grew into a young adult. On the surface, this is an obviously hypocritical statement, but my mom used it to express humility. “I’m not perfect, but know right from wrong and …

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