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I wholeheartedly disagree with Ms. Bostek. I walk the beach every single day and I have never seen a dog bothering birds or people. In fact, I have been quite impressed with the good behavior of the dogs I have encountered on the beach.
In 2009, the GAO prepared a new list which totaled about 1,100 federal benefits. On the order of 1,400 legal rights are conferred upon married couples in the U.S. Typically these are composed of about 400 state benefits and over 1,000 federal benefits. Among them are the rights to: joint... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
The Child Abuse Crisis: The Disintegration of Marriage, Family, and the American Community The Child Abuse Crisis: The Disintegration of Marriage, Family, and the American Community by Patrick F. Fagan, Ph.D. List of Charts Chart 1: Abuse and Neglect of American Children Has Increased 134% Since 1980 Chart 2: All... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
In spite of their better economic circumstances on average, children in step-families face many of the same risks as children of never-married or divorced parents. ABOUT THIS BRIEF Over the past 20 years, a body of research has developed on how changes in patterns of family structure affect children. Most... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
Many people mistakenly assume that there is no difference to the well being of themselves and that of their children between cohabitation and marriage. Four decades of social science research show that children and their parents, in general, fare better when two biological parents are married and raising their children... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
Marriage doesn't guarantee anything, however, it is, in general, the most stable form of relationship. Children of married parents in general have better outcomes in many important areas than children of unmarried parents. If a couple stays together in a life long commitment without being married, then their children will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
People frequently ask why it is anyone else's busness if someone has a child out of wedlock. Here are some answers to that question: Understanding Illegitimacy 1.72 million out-of-wedlock births amount to an overwhelming catastrophe for taxpayers and society. The steady growth of childbearing by single women and the general... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
Unwed relationships Are Inferior to Marriage In General Percentage of Births to Unmarried Women An increasing proportion of unmarried births occur to cohabiting parents.8 Although children born to cohabiting parents are more likely to see their parents eventually marry than are those born to non-coresidential parents9, nevertheless children born to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
KINSHIP The Point of Marriage and Kinship Ties Why Create Kinship Bonds? A group of people can sign a contract for the purpose of setting up a new business, but they don’t thereby become kin or family. Two people can sign a contract assigning one the legal authority to make... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
ex wives vs. ex-girlfriends Never-married mothers not only go on welfare in greater numbers than divorced women, but they also stay on longer. While divorced women typically use welfare as a temporary measure until they get back on their feet, unmarried mothers become trapped in long-term welfare dependency. 77 percent... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS–4): Married Biological Parents Best Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS–4): Married Biological Parents Best New Study: Married Biological Parents Best Marriage Watch / Maggie Gallagher A new government study just came out that looks at child... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Marriage
Jenn, Thank-you so much for your kind words. It means a lot to me to hear a biologist say that. futureshock
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For prices please email me at: pandoramania@verizon.net Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at Pandoramania
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For prices please email me at: pandoramania@verizon.net Please check this website soon. I will be posting pictures of all of my beads, charms and bracelets and letting people make their own combinations. http://wingnutwatch.typepad.com/pandoramania/ To easily calculate how much a bracelet with beads and charms will cost you, take the number... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at Pandoramania
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