Writing a Winning College Essay Tips for letting your story shine through (Family Features) For the more than 2 million students applying to colleges and universities, the task of essay writing can be a dreadful experience. Whether applying for admission or scholarships, many students find this part of the application process to be the […]
From barbecues and birthdays to concerts and cookouts, summertime is the perfect time of year to bring everyone together. However, nice weather and outdoor events are also coupled with summer heat waves and high temperatures.
Water – whether plain or sparkling – is a great way to help you stay hydrated all summer long without the calories and added sugar of other summer favorites like lemonade or punch. Healthy hydration in the summertime starts when you rethink your drink so you can beat the heat.
From backyard barbecues and trips to the beach to baseball games and swim meets, summer is all about family fun. It’s also an ideal time to slow down and incorporate a more mindful routine at home.
This season, prioritize a “less-is-more” lifestyle by making smart swaps, like using products with better ingredients, to simplify your life and create an even healthier home for your family. With these easy, helpful tips, you can arm yourself with the tools to spend more time focusing on family and fun.
You can spark your child’s imagination with reading, which allows playful creativity to take over and learning to ensue. Whether you, your child or someone else does the reading, there’s sure to be a memory produced, experience gained or knowledge added when there’s a favorite book or story involved. For more information on the importance of youth reading, visit rif.org.
It was just too much. Today’s tweets about Mika Brzezinski were just too much. I am tired of hearing Trump defenders excusing immoral behavior. I did not like it when Democrats and women’s organizations did not condemn President Clinton for his extra-marital affairs, and I do not like it now. And that despite Clinton delivering surpluses in […]
President and Vice-President of US Bishops Conferences on Immigration Executive Statement on Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration “When did we see you a stranger and welcome you?” Matthew 25:38 WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, vice president […]
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Below are excerpts from the address given by Pope Francis to the United States Congress. On Government: If politics must truly be at the service of the human person, it follows that it cannot be a slave to the economy and finance. Politics is, instead, an expression of our compelling need to live as one, in […]
I am sorry to say that the DePorres Pages have been rather silent over the past few weeks. But they have been busy. Too busy. But now that we are ready to “come up for air,” we are hoping to get into a more regular updating cycle. So, what’s ahead?
Dear all, After fourth months of exile there are no signs of hope that the situation here in Iraq will be resolved peacefully. Unable to think or make decisions, everything is vague and we feel as if we have been living a nightmare. Christianity in Iraq is bleeding; so many families have left, and many […]