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Tuesday , 14 July 2020
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JELSCHEN: Getting away from your kids for Date Night is hard

There you are sitting across from each other and yet nothing seems to come out easily in conversation. Modern Family: Mitchell and Cam are sitting at a table in a fancy restaurant. Mitchell: “Oh. Ya know, Pepper said for our cake tasting we needed to…” Cam (interrupts): “You know the …

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SPORTSHOUND: Ready to play, but not today

Image: Elk Point Midget Sox 1999 Tales from the Doug-Out: July 7th, 2020 Congratulations to all the 2020 graduates. The class of 2020 is the one that everyone will remember forever. The year it didn’t happen. This past weekend got me thinking of all the years we did have grade …

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MAZZIOTTI: The scam of the motivational speaker

I’ve been to two Tony Robbins seminars, and they were vastly different experiences. The second event was very much the same as the first, but what had changed was me. Now I see it for what it is–a scam. Tony Robbins is a life coach, best-selling author, and public speaker. …

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MOULY: There are Good Samaritans out there

Sometimes you have to trust in the goodness of others Last Thursday, I was on my way to work driving down the street when all of a sudden, I lost all power steering. Not to worry, I had just started my car and was travelling fairly slow so it took …

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JELSCHEN: Social media is the parent’s go-to

But bored moms can be sharks online, I tell you. Social media plays a vast role in helping new mothers. Adweek.com has stated “90 per cent of [parents] find social media helpful.” Many of the moms these days turn to platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or even mommy blogs for tips …

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LAPOINTE: Tears shed amidst the war on masculinity

“Men don’t cry.” Most men, young and old, have heard these words at some point in their lives. Maybe it was from their father, an elder brother, a friend or acquaintance. What they are, or rather what they’ve become, is an example of what’s been called “toxic masculinity,” a belief …

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SPORTSHOUND: Right Side Left – Left Side Right!

Image: Elk Point Peewee Girls Softball 1994 Tales from the Doug-Out: June 23rd, 2020 We have been focusing on the Sox boys baseball  for the last few weeks, so I thought we would throw you a change up pitch this week  and talk a little bit about the girls softball …

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MOULY: Now more than ever, take care of your mental health

The limiting factors following COVID-19 majorly impacted families around the world and the many changes continue to impact everyone’s mental health. Accepting change in general is a major challenge for most people. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), 58 per cent of Canadians report overload in their lives …

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MAZZIOTTI: Racism has met its match–celebrities

In case you forgot, when Hollywood’s A-list celebrities aren’t walking the red carpet, getting hair and makeup done for a photoshoot, or learning their lines for their next big role, they are righting the wrongs in our society and making a difference in the world.  They are the world’s leading …

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