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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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4082 Miles with a Pair of Toddlers – or, the Utterly Epic Cross-Country Adventure

This summer, my family completed an epic move across the country from Silver Spring, MD in the DC area to Lake Oswego, OR in the Portland area.  I wrote previously about the effort we took in preparing our children for the drive across country, but now I figured I’d give the highlights of how we […]

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