“If It Walks Like a Ducky….” Lessons in Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko We first started our online publication many years ago. We’ve had some tremendous response to posts, but none has ever exceeded—in volume or delight—this from June 2001. ~~~~~~ Today marks the sixth of the ten day care-for-the-baby-duck exercise undertaken by my oldest daughter at the behest of her high school. I’m assuming …

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Ice Cream, Alzheimer’s, and lessons learned about becoming a parent

By Dave Andrusko Sometimes you read the accounts in “Private Lives,” described by the New York Times where they appear as “Personal essays on the news of the world and the news of our lives,” and you know the emotional lift you feel will last a long, long time. Not a “isn’t this sweet” uplifting …

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“If It Walks Like a Duck…” Lessons in Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. This first ran in June 2001. We first started our online publication over 12 years ago. We’ve had some tremendous …

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A Prime Time Abortion and a Broken-Hearted Father

By Lauren Enriquz Tuesday night’s episode of a popular prime time television show, Parenthood, dealt with the tragedy of fathers being legally excluded from the abortion decision. In the episode, Drew, a high school senior who is madly in love with his girlfriend, Amy, is shocked by the news that Amy has unexpectedly become pregnant. …

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