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Christy Heitger-Ewing
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Christy Heitger-Ewing is a freelance writer living in Avon, Indiana. She pens the “Now & Then” column in Cabin Life magazine. She also writes regularly for Christian teen publications. Her book Cabin Glory was just released. Visit her author website at

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Mit Frauen flirten: Diese Eigenschaften machen Männer sexy

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 3:08 PM

Durch eine informelle Umfrage habe ich 13 Fähigkeiten gesammelt, die Frauen bei Männern sehr attraktiv finden. Jungs, wenn Ihr fürs Flirten wissen wollt, was uns zum Schnurren bringt, lest weiter.

1. Männer, die alles im Haus reparieren können. Wenn du einen Werkzeuggürtel anlegen kannst und auch weißt, wie man...

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13 Insanely Hot Things Men Do

(2) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 4:21 PM

Through an informal survey, I have gathered a collection of 13 qualities women find highly attractive in men. Guys, if you want to know what makes us purr, read on.

1. Men who can fix stuff around the house. If you can don a tool belt and actually know how...

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Why We Should Talk About Depression and Suicide When It's Not Trending

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 12:50 PM

Due to the tragic death of beloved actor Robin Williams, this week the world is talking openly about depression and suicide. Sadly, this trend will soon change as the buzz settles down. And to me, that's equally as tragic. I say this because it's astounding the number of people who,...

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Let's Get Real: Embracing Vulnerability to Build a Better World

(7) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 6:04 PM

If I had one wish for the world, it would be that more people would open themselves up to vulnerability. I say this because I truly believe that if we all allowed ourselves to be more authentic, the world would be a better place. Vulnerability is the key to developing...

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Say Cheese! Documenting Our Lives in Every Imaginable Pose

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 4:23 PM

These past few weeks, my Facebook newsfeed has been inundated with countless prom pics -- all with gorgeous backdrops of peaceful ponds, rustic bridges and flowering bushes. There are poses beside the limo. In the limo. On top of the limo. There are solo poses. Group poses. Date poses. And...

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Survivor: Spring Break Edition

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 2:40 PM

My son came barreling through the front door, dropped his backpack to the floor, threw his hands into the air and announced, "I'm on vacation!"

I remember bursting with excitement to get a break from boring homework, cranky teachers, chaotic classrooms and sticky cafeteria floors. Those were glorious days...

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Lordy, Lordy, Look Who Finally Appreciates 40

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 4:10 PM

I was channel surfing the other day when I came across a Dr. Oz show that caught my attention. I think the segment was called "Beauty Secrets Debunked" or something along those lines. I stay tuned because I thought I might learn a thing or two, and I did. But...

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Surviving the First Year of Grief

(4) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 12:20 PM

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of my mom's death. That means I've endured many of the difficult "firsts" that grievers dread -- first birthdays, holidays, and school events. This one-year mark also signifies that I've learned how to live in a world without my mom in it. And let me...

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My Treasured 'Never' Tattoo

(2) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 10:18 AM

"I will never get a tattoo!"

That's what I said when college classmates impulsively emblazoned heart, dolphin and butterfly tats on their thighs, ankles and shoulders during inebriated spring-break festivities. I reiterated the sentiment each time a friend inscribed her soul mate's name on her body, only to later be...

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