WARNING: You may encounter considerable satire here… With the shutting down of the known world due to the media overreaction to the corona virus you have lots of time on your hands. Your school is considering changes in the Spring Break schedule, events in your calendar will now be postponed…View More Time on our Hands
I love eating at buffets. Several dozen choices for main dish, side dish and even dessert make my day. Even though I’m trying to eat sensibly and avoid multiple trips, the number of choices alone makes eating at a buffet worthwhile. It’s not the quantity of food; it’s the choices.…View More More Choices, Please
I was caught off guard. My fear of the smell of smoke on the porch put me into survival mode. Then I realized that I was talking in sharp, questioning phrases that sounded accusing and even harsh. Needless to say, nothing I wanted to happen could follow that display. Defenses…View More SO Frustrated!
Pictures of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year old daughter Gianna have flooded the world in the wake of their tragic death along with seven other souls last week. ESPN reporter Elle Duncan’s story about Kobe’s interview with her a couple of years ago when she was pregnant with a daughter…View More The Girl Dad Legacy
Schools are struggling with mandates for testing, discipline challenges and public support. One of the questions asked of kindergartners upon enrollment is designed to determine their reading skills. Nancy Bailey argues that we should be emphasizing speaking and listening skills over reading and writing skills at this young age. Her…View More Should We Push Preschoolers to Read?
Parents everywhere have struggled with the decision of whether to give their child an expensive electronic device, like an iPhone. Coming up with the money for your own phone may have been enough of a challenge. For those who decide to bring their children into the digital world, another major…View More Mom, I Broke My Phone
Events in our nationâ€™s Capitol have served up a turkey for Christmas this year. Pundits are offering suggestions for how to survive family dinner conversations that venture into the emotional waters of politics and religion. I am reminded of the great lengths to which some political leaders will go in…View More Merry Christmas?
My dad showed me a picture of the Christmas where all three of us kids received a bicycle for Christmas. It was the biggest wow of all the Christmases I remember! As we count down to just ten days until Christmas, the pressure to buy that special gift to wow…View More It’s Time for that WOW Gift
I get downright angry when I hear coverage of the impeachment drama playing out in Congress these days. Especially when I listen to a particular portion of the hearing and then hear a news reporter tell a completely partisan, biased, alarming version that didnâ€™t happen, in my opinion. Itâ€™s not…View More Impeachment Drama
Only recently have I personally been exposed to parents who insist on keeping their childâ€™s mind open for a future time when they will decide the big things in life like religion, politics and sports loyalties. Actually, most are less concerned about sports loyalties and continue to freely brainwash their…View More Brainwashing Children