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Mother's Day

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  • The God Squad: Honor thy parents? Not always easy

    Q: Could you please elaborate on the Fifth Commandment in the Bible? ("Honor thy father and mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.") — E.J., via cyberspace
  • Commentary: Recognize teachers in real, not artificial, ways

    May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14. While it is nice to have one's vocation singled out, it would be nicer if...

    Commentary: The face of homelessness is a single mom

    Orange County, meet the new face of homelessness: a single mother in her 20s with two young children. Of the estimated 12,700 homeless Orange County residents — an alarming number by itself — nearly half are young mothers struggling to care...

    Apodaca: The gift mom really wants is time

    Mother's Day is 100 years old Sunday. Anna Jarvis, the woman credited for its establishment, would be horrified. Jarvis' idea had plenty of historical precedent. The honoring of mothers in some form or another can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and...

    A Word, Please: Losing the apostrophe isn't always an option

    Not long ago I wrote a column about how sometimes in terms like "teachers' union" and "homeowners' policy" the apostrophe is optional. If you really mean that the first noun possesses the second, an apostrophe makes sense. But if the first noun is...