Cynthia M. Allen

Cynthia M. Allen

Motherhood is always challenging but will never be regretful

Most mothers I know, even the ones who disguise it well, have at least one day when the circumstances of their lives — the third middle-of-the-night nursing, the grocery store toddler meltdown, the constant carting of preteens to after-school activities, the inability to read an entire news article without interruption — really get to them. Motherhood is hard.

Cynthia M. Allen

Political correctness can get pretty scary

Halloween has always been the one opportunity each year when it’s acceptable to pretend to be something we’re not; to wear something scary, inappropriate or ridiculous in public with impunity; or to dress our children in something funny or cute. Or maybe not.

Cynthia M. Allen

We have a lot to learn from this election

No matter who wins on Nov. 8, he or she will face a fractured nation with a large number of people of various political affiliations who seem to care very little about the character of the person leading it. Fortunately, not everyone has been sitting idly by while our nation is swallowed up by its own apathy and ignorance.

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Mavericks Insider: Dallas finishes soft part of schedule against Knicks

Beat writer Dwain Price breaks down the significance of the last six games and previews Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks. New York comes to American Airlines Center to take on the Mavericks Wednesday.
kcasas@star-telegram.com
Mavericks Insider: Dallas finishes soft part of schedule against Knicks 2:23

Mavericks Insider: Dallas finishes soft part of schedule against Knicks

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Mavs players react to blowout win over Lakers

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Building a house from scratch is not easy, even with love for DIY

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Great white shark caught on video off Florida coast