Both Peggy Orenstein and Cara Natterson have children who — deliberately, I assume — are mentioned only occasionally in their excellent books about raising better boys. Instead, Orenstein relies on the revealing and sometimes painfully intimate interviews she conducted over the course of two years with boys aged 16 to 22, and Natterson draws from years of practical experience as a pediatrician, and her ability to boil down complicated scientific studies to their tablespoon of curative parental medicine. But the personal stakes for both authors are clear, and urgent.
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Over the past 20 years, black enrollment in colleges and universities has skyrocketed. There, the share of students who are black has actually dropped since Department of Education. Meanwhile, other institutions of higher education—including speciality schools, baccalaureate programs, and colleges that primarily offer associate degrees—have seen black representation increase, sometimes dramatically. This statistic put the recent campus discussions on race in a different light: less a spontaneous uprising of discontent, and more an inevitability.
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Be open-minded; accept that different people have different beliefs, and that they do not always have to match with yours. I am a happily married mono-faith guy who has no testimony of dusted base boards. This is the rule rather than the exception.
He can't just put his shoes on and go. BYU was once the perfect place to find a great young woman and get married. And I don't have issues with her, hell, haven't even seen her in over 20 years, but the experience with the whole Mormon thing gave me better insight in to many things in life. I'm grateful that my husband is not the OCD controlling type that others are complaining about. I have been reading this blog for a while now but this is the first time I have felt I needed to add my two cents in. We met on the day he was accepted into medical school, lived together for his rotations during 3rd and 4th years and were all set to move together for residency.