Theresa Rice

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3 Reasons why “Vikings” is the most religiously interesting show on TV

At the prompting of some of my younger colleagues at Word on Fire, I spent time during a recent vacation getting caught up on the History Channel …

Faith

Why This Mom's Post About the Parents Whose Toddler Was Attacked by an Alligator Is Going Viral

"Listen to me very clearly perfect parents, VERY CLEARLY. I'VE HAD ENOUGH."<p>In the wake of the tragic death of a 2-year-old boy who was attacked by an alligator and dragged into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney's Grand Floridian Hotel, a mom and writer named Melissa Fenton, who has her own blog …

Freethinkers Refute Bible Based Opposition To Abortion

May 14, 2016 by Michael Stone<p>The Bible does not justify opposition to abortion.<p>Contrary to the beliefs of many conservative Christians, the Bible …

Faith

Atheist Group To Run Newspaper Ads Showing How the Bible Isn’t “Pro-Life” At All

May 13, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>This Sunday, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will be running full-page ads in two newspapers — the <i>Tulsa World</i> (OK) …

No One Can Agree On How Much A Babysitter Is Worth

One mom complains about the cost of babysitting, but what’s a fair wage?<p>Confession time: my husband and I never go out alone. Not because we don’t …

Parenting

Why I'm Loving The Sleep-Deprived, Newborn Stage

I’m reporting live from the depths of the newborn stage: My baby is 12 days old. I can’t tell you the weather or time because days and nights are …

This Is What Late-Term Abortion Laws Do To Loving, Expectant Parents

Texas forced this woman to deliver a stillborn baby<p>When Daniel and Taylor Mahaffey learned at 20 weeks that a pregnancy complication meant that their …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

churros

Prior to a few months ago, the full extent of my understanding of churros was:<p>They’re long cake dougnuts.<br>• They must be very difficult to make or they …

Parenting in the Digital Age of Pornography

Recently something unexpected, but groundbreaking caught people's attention: As of spring 2016, <i>Playboy</i> magazine -- the publication that titillated men and adolescent boys for decades -- will no longer publish the nude and semi-nude photos of women that made it famous.<p>"You're now one click away from …

37 Foods to Dunk (and Cover) in Chocolate

If you liked it, then you should've put some more chocolate on it.<p>We hold this truth to be self-evident: Things just taste better covered in chocolate.

Dessert

Can a Passion for Literature Be Taught in High School?

Reading, like religion, can boast of this: If it gets you young it’s got you good. But both, as you know, have been singed by flashier pursuits: …

Literature

Last Month I Had an Abortion Because Motherhood Just Wasn’t Right for Me

The young woman passed through a toy store, touching soft woolen hats and toy giraffes and wondering if motherhood was right for her. She dreamed …

Pregnancy