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How To Be A Good Puritan Mother

A good Puritan mother loved and cherished her children, but many died young and she was supposed to be stoic about it. A good Puritan mother was kind but stern in rearing good Christian children, but she was silent and ...

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Before Groundhog Day, It Was Candlemas

Candlemas was always about two thing before it was about the groundhog: candles and the weather. For many Catholics, Candlemas was also about putting away the Christmas decorations. (If you haven't by now, perhaps you should consider it.) Groundhog Day ...

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