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The 7 magic reasons children love Little Golden Books Today is National Mother Goose Day! Mother Goose was one of the first 12 Little Golden Books released in 1942. I want to share the 7 magical reasons children love Little Golden Books. 1 This Little Golden Book belongs to On the inside cover of every book is that special page. The page that made us want to learn how to write our own name. The page that made the book our own! Once our name was in it, it was ours! It is no secret that little ones want to have something that is just for them. Courtesy Penguin Random House 2 Seeing the trademarked golden spine tells children that it is something they can read. Moms and dad flip through magazines during…
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10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living
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As women, we all have those times we’re in the mood to be naughty, but our partner is totally engrossed in a football game or his Facebook feed. Most women simply ignore the urge to jump their partner’s bones, opting instead to hope he initiates things himself soon. Others realize that it’s totally an option to take matters into their own hands and just go for it Not only is it healthy and acceptable for women to initiate sex when they’re horny , but the chances are excellent that your man actually wishes you’d do so more often. The following are just a few tips and ideas to keep in mind if you’re the shy, retiring type most of the time, but long to be the type that just grabs the reins like…
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Lingerie Tips for Trans Women and Other Transfeminine Folks
It’s no fun trying to find cute lingerie when you’re a trans woman. The vast majority of lingerie is designed for cis women’s bodies, which makes it difficult to know what will fit well or look good on yours. This is especially true when you’re doing your shopping online. Getting fitted and trying on lingerie at a boutique can be really helpful, but it’s hard to guarantee that any given …
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How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."