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Are You Experiencing Your Kids from Behind Your Cameraphone?

What’s more real – getting to see something in the here and now, or sharing it digitally with your friends so that they can tell you that you saw it? Benedict Cumberbatch’s recent (now-viral) plea for theatre-goers to please stop filming him during his live performances has made its way around the interwebs recently, pointing […]

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Scientology Helped Us Deal with Our Daughter’s Battle with Cancer

Stephanie and Russ are parents to three beautiful girls, and make their home on a farm in Texas.   Adversity struck their family when their eldest daughter was diagnosed with bone cancer.  Their story of dealing with this illness as a family, and coming through the other side shining, is inspiring and beautiful in the […]

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My Family and My Life After Going Clear

Felicia is a Scientologist and mother of two from San Francisco.  She recently attained the State of Clear and wanted to share some of the unexpected ways this changed her life. You recently completed some major Scientology counseling services. How would you say this has affected you as a parent? Throughout the course of my auditing I was aware […]

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Successes from Application – Successfully Raising Children & Having a Happy Baby Courses

Parents do the best they can in raising their kids, but most find that it’s a trial-and-error proposition.  How should parents raise children so that they develop self-determinism and initiative and make constructive decisions? Available in any Church of Scientology are courses which help answer these questions, and give sound principles by which you can […]

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Sunday School at the Mission of Lake Oswego

Sunday schools have had a long tradition over the last few hundred years, allowing a place for parents to augment their children’s education with philosophical and religious lessons that aren’t normally taught in school.   When the newly-opened Scientology Mission of Lake Oswego in our area started offering a Sunday School for children, we brought our kids over to give […]

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Communication Skill: The Importance of Handling an Origination

It’s been my opinion that good communication skill is one of the most vital facets of what makes up being a successful parent.   And it’s more than just “knowing how to listen”, it also includes skill at handling originations. In this context, “origination” is meant something voluntarily done or said by someone, concerning themselves, their reactions, feelings or difficulties. […]

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Should Comparative Religion Be Taught to Our Children in School?

After the post I wrote last week on Respecting Families of Other Religions, I got to thinking about how the entire subject of religion is approached in schools. In the USA, our Constitution guarantees a separateness of Church and State, such that one religion cannot be established as a State Religion, and thereby forced down […]

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