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Why You Should Never Have A Favorite Grandchild

Janie Emaus | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I never wanted to become that grandmother. The one who always says yes to her sweet, funny granddaughter. No matter what she asks. But finds it so easy to say no to the rambunctious grandson who moves too quickly from place to place. Whose energy is exhausting. But exactly as it should be.

Do Your Employees Think You Play Favorites? Three Ways to Tell

Tom Fox | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

As a manager, do you play favorites at work? Probably not, but the actions you take may leave employees thinking otherwise, according to a recent rep...

Joseph's Coat and Jacob's Gift Tax

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Howard J. Curzer

His older brothers are jealous of Joseph because of Jacob's favoritism, and perhaps angry at Joseph because he is an arrogant, insensitive, tattle-tale (Gen 37: 2). But that is not sufficient to explain their willingness to murder him.

Playing Favorites

Jill Amery | Posted 11.27.2012 | Parents
Jill Amery

The news channels and blogosphere are exploding with hostile reactions to a Canadian Dad blogger's comments on Babble about having a favorite child. Our society loves a chance to weigh in on parenting choices, and this discussion is pretty juicy.

AGHAST -- A Four-Year Review of Musings and Musings on the Present

Asher Edelman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Asher Edelman

April 8, 2008 I said the financial system would need at least 100 times the $30 billion advertised by the Fed as the ultimate need to save the syst...

Joe Paterno: Lessons to Learn From Steve Jobs

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 01.14.2012 | Celebrity
Dr. Ellen Libby

Joe Paterno's form of heroism is driven by his status of being the favorite son. In that role he learns that the key to success is to please others. This stands in sharp contrast to Steve Jobs' form of heroism that is based on being unfavored.

Katherine Bindley

Playing Favorites: How It Effects Your Kids, And How You Can Deal With It

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.21.2011 | Parents

The favorite child. Quick. Without thinking about it, what's your gut reaction to those three words? A. Yes, that was me growing up (insert here a ...

Mom Confession: I Have A Favorite Child

Babble | Kate Tietje | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Kate Tietje Babble It's something I've been thinking about for a very long time, but I've been too afraid to say. I can't be the only one out t...

'The Kids Are All Right' Gets It Just Right

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

The Kids Are All Right is a movie that captures the hard work required to keep marriages alive, to raise children, and for both children and adults to meet life's challenges.

Dealing With Favoritism in the Work Place

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

Growing up as a favorite, overlooked or unfavorite child has a strong influence on our personalities, and this shows in the workplace. See where you fit in. Is your job secure?

Are You the 'Favorite Parent' in Your Household?

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

The parent who children prefer may vary by the moment or by a time of life, or be fixed to one parent for most of a lifetime.

The Favorite Child: Unraveling This Pervasive Dynamic

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

There are dangers inherent in being the favorite child. Unbridled confidence can be accompanied by feelings of entitlement and little, if any, realization that there are consequences for actions.

NESA's David Barno, Former Top US Afghan Commander, Investigated For Mismanagement At Research Center

The Cable | Josh Rogin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Retired Lt. Gen. David Barno, the former top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, has been under investigation for over a year amid allegations he ...

US-Israel Rift Over Settlements Underscores Change In Relations

The Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The two-week-old dispute between Israel and the United States over housing construction in East Jerusalem has exposed the limits of American power to ...

The Undoing of Gen. T. Michael Moseley: A Cautionary Tale About the Military/Industrial Complex

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

This tale recounts the interwoven fate of an Air Force Chief of Staff, potentially disastrous handling of nuclear weapons, and a financial advising company with more than 300,000 military personnel as investors.

Daddy Diaries: Confessions of a Stay-At-Home Anchorman

Rob Morrison | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Morrison

I believe my stay-at-home status precipitated a phase in my three-year-old son recently that wasn't a laughing matter at all. He began to favor one parent over another.