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A New York Waterway ferry navigates through ice on the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in New York. A wide swath of the country is experiencing record-breaking temperatures while other areas are expecting more winter precipita
A New York Waterway ferry navigates through ice on the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in New York. A wide swath of the country is experiencing record-breaking temperatures while other areas are expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Here's our daily list of articles from across the Web about faith and family-related topics as well as our other four areas of emphasis: education, causes, media and moneywise.

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How to parent like a German — Time magazine

Your bond with your baby will affect him as a teen — Fox News

How this mother of seven children does it — The Federalist

Watch radio show hosts surprise grieving mom with beautiful gift after son's death — The Huffington Post

Couple married 67 years dies holding hands, just hours apart — The Huffington Post

Culture's big lie about marriage — Relevant magazine


Make new friends, keep texting the old — Christianity Today

Are we missing something important about prayer? — Relevant magazine

The failure of macho Christianity — The New Republic

Making sure children actually hear the Gospel and not just a bunch of Bible stories — Christianity Today

D.C. Bible museum will be immersive experience, organizers say — NPR

Part 'none,' part Jewish, all teenager -- and leery about anti-Semitism in Europe — The Los Angeles Times

Is Pope Francis yogaphobic? — Religion Dispatches

World Christianity by the numbers — Denver Catholic

Muslim Americans widely seen as victims of discrimination — HuffPost Religion

5 reasons churches need diversity — OnFaith


Ten reasons people still need cursive — The Federalist

How a ‘dyslexic black boy’ fell in love with words — Al Jazeera

A proposal that gives charter schools a chance — The Washington Post

More conflict over cutting federal role in education — The New York Times

Why the teacher’s pet resembles the teacher — Mind/Shift

Stop blaming teachers and relying on tests — The Hartford Courant

Preventing suicide with a 'contagion of strength' — NPR

Your kid’s school is missing the tech revolution, and it’s all your fault — WIRED

College? Career tech? In Nashville, teens do both — NPR

Los Angeles drops iPads for all program — Education News

Sext ed? Ontario's new sexual education plan to include Internet advice — Al Jazeera

Who should decide how students learn about America’s past? — The Atlantic

You can now get college credit without ever taking a class — Time magazine

How to make college cheaper — NYT Opinion


Tim Howard opens up about Tourette's, divorce and wanting to be a soccer dad — CNN

The 'Parks And Rec' finale flash forwards gave us 12 happy endings — The Huffington Post

‘Parks and Rec’ saw the best in millennials — Relevant magazine

‘Parks and Recreation’ is a love letter to America as we wish it could be — Vox

Reddit bans nude photos posted without consent — The Huffington Post

The Powerpuff Girls redefined what little girls are made of — The Atlantic

Once a cheat, always a cheat: Why we should cut A-Rod from our lives — Elite Daily

Fact-checking grandma — AEON

When 'Penthouse' magazine came calling — First Things


Taylor Swift donates $50,000 to New York City’s public schools — Time magazine

Minimum wage for New York City’s tipped workers will increase to $7.50 — The New York Times

How 14,000 workers managed to slow down the entire economy — The Atlantic

Behind LA's dramatic decline in gang violence — HuffPost Impact

How libraries are adapting to help homeless find jobs, health services — HuffPost Impact

Disney princesses depicted as acid attack survivors reflect global fight against atrocity — HuffPost Impact

Malnourished families wait to eat so everyone is fed, teach us a lesson in compassion — HuffPost Impact

The cities where rent is rising the fastest — Forbes


The CEO with no home — BBC

Battling my Daemons — Slate

21 employee perks that attract the best talent — Forbes

Basic personality changes linked to unemployment, study finds — The American Psychological Association

I don’t have a job. I have a higher calling — The Wall Street Journal

It's time for busy ladies to give it a rest — Christianity Today

You’re doing allowance wrong — Slate

Making a better case for paternity leave — Chicago Business

$6,788 a month! Look at what interns earn at the 14 best tech internships in 2015 — Business Insider

Millennials dropping out of labor force, while more seniors are working — The Daily Signal

Give millennials a bailout — Bloomberg

Millennials are beating everyone else in an area you'd never expect — Mic

5 steps to a richer life in retirement — USA Today

Robots to the rescue for Japan's aging population —

Hispanics could account for 40% of U.S. job growth by 2020 — The Wall Street Journal

Why having babies on Mars will be no small feat — Forbes


The numbers are in: As many as 2 in 3 smokers will die from their habit — Eureka Alert

Younger women hesitate to say they're having a heart attack — NPR

WHO 'taken aback' by measles outbreaks — BBC

Saunas might be good for your health — Fox News

How eyelash length keeps your eyes healthy — The Times of India

New poll: Americans want mandatory vaccines — Newsweek

Food habits getting worse around the world — The New York Times

Is it really safe to give babies peanut butter? — The Atlantic

How smartphones hurt sleep — The Atlantic

On death row, women want salad for last meal — The Daily Beast

They don’t want an autism cure — The Daily Beast

Exploring the metaphysics of love — NPR

Why you shouldn't pop pimples — and 9 other things to know about acne — Vox

An unexpected therapy for Alzheimer's is gaining major traction — Mic

Day dreaming helps the mind in doing complex tasks later — The Times of India


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