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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

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How Can I Prepare to Become a Stepfather?

Stepfather is a term that refers to the legal but not the biological father of children in a family. A step father status is acquired if a mother who has children in her previous relationship will marry a man who can be the legal father of her children. To become a step father is very challenging...

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How to Fight Obesity - Tips for You and Your Children

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions across the globe. More than 1 billion adults are overweight with 300 million labeled clinically obese. An alarming 22 million children around the world under the age of five are estimated to be overweight. Of even greater concern is the fact that these...

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What Are Some Good After School Activities?

Kids nowadays have a lot of interests. They wanted to keep themselves busy with activities they love and they are always on the go. It is therefore crucial that children will have after-school activities to enable them to develop their various potentials and talents while they are still young....

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

Giving to others is the best gift you can offer this holiday season and with just a few shopping days left, maybe your procrastination can render truly magnificent results. Granted kids love new toys and trinkets but most adults have nearly everything they need (or at least have the means of...

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What Are Helicopter Parents?

Helicopter parent is a slang used for parents who “hover” over their children like helicopters, regardless of whether they are needed or not. These parents tend to pay very close attention to their children's experiences in life, particularly in school. They make efforts to clear every challenge...

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What Is Child Custody?

In situations such as divorce or annulment of marriage, the issue on who will take the children has always been a long court process. In the family law, child custody refers to the process of acquiring the legal custody of the children. The guardianship is being determined by the court based on...

Sleep Changes Greatly Impact Children's Behavior Per Study

Sleep Changes Greatly Impact Children's Behavior Per Study

As entrepreneur E. Joseph Cossman once said, “the best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep” - for all of us, especially children. A recently published study in the medical journal Pediatrics found a direct link between sleep pattern changes and child behavior. Led by Reut...

16 of Michael Jackson's Greatest Non-Musical Achievements

16 of Michael Jackson's Greatest Non-Musical Achievements

The news of Michael Jackson's death rocked the world on June 25, 2009. Since his death all of the major television networks have aired special tributes highlighting his musical legacy. Those tributes are fitting for the man who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice and whose 1982...