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Guns and Playdates {Guest Post}

I have one question I always ask before a playdate with new friends: “Are there guns in the home?” If the answer is “yes,” my follow up question is, “are the guns locked up?” Because the one time I didn’t ask my friend, she casually mentioned “my husband keeps a loaded gun in our nightstand,” […]

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Me too?  Because I don't know.    No, that isn't right. I'm inured to it, I guess. I've never technically been sexually assaulted or raped, so I don't want to falsely claim an allegiance tangentially. Not that I'm not upset, or think that survivors or I were ever in the wrong, but... I grew up [...]
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Running from Anxiety {Guest Post}

Hello, everyone. My name is Ally Beard, and I am one of the co-founders of a new non-profit organization called Running from Anxiety. Although our endeavor only began in June 2017, Running from Anxiety has already served me just as much as I’ve served the organization. Allow me to explain where we came from and […]

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Goodbye, Benny’s… {Guest Post}

Fifteen years ago, I made Rhode Island my home, and I quickly learned three important things about the smallest State in the Union – 1. It is a rare occurrence to meet someone with whom you don’t already share a mutual acquaintance, 2. Driving any further than 15 minutes to a destination is cause for […]

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