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Category Archives: parenting

Tired of “Bronco Bamma” and Mitt Romney? Tuesday’s Coming…

Every parent knows that too much stimulation can cause a tiny  toddler to have a super-size meltdown.  I think even the biggest political junkies among us have felt this way … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 6 Comments

Obama Orders Racist Disciplinary Practices in Public Schools

In 2008, then presidential candidate Obama ran on a platform of bringing Americans together and excising racist and unfair practices. His administration has done nothing but fuel even more divisions … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · 35 Comments

Mama’s Hands. A Mother’s Day Tribute.

They grip, clasp, smack, caress, hold, hug, punch, tap and clap. They open to receive. They close to defend. They fold in prayer.  I remember Mama’s hands. Mama standing at … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · 8 Comments

One School’s Answer to “Whiney” Parents.

After a long Christmas break, let’s hope parents make a resolution to make their kids pony up and take responsiblilty for their homework, grades and  attendance. I love the way … Continue reading

January 1, 2012 · 15 Comments

Who’s Drugging our Kids?

ANSWER: Doctors, Pharmaceutical firms, the Government. Read and weep. I don’t know if you caught the story of Detroit mom Mary Anne Golboldo who took her 13-year-old daughter to The … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · 17 Comments

Should Fat Kids be placed in Foster Care? Two Doctors Think So.

It is estimated that 2 million children in the US are obese. That is a travesty. But at what level should the government intervene? Is letting your child become obese … Continue reading

July 14, 2011 · 19 Comments

Feds Gone Wild. Secret Services Pulls 13-year old from Class for Questioning without Parent’s Knowledge.

 And you were worried about someone bringing a gun into your child’s school? Now, it appears there’s a different type of security breach we need to be concerned about, one … Continue reading

May 18, 2011 · 18 Comments

Stay Out of My Takeout! NYC to Ban McD’s Toys?

In a move that mirrors nanny San Francisco, New York City councilman, Leroy Comrie is introducing legislation that would ban toys in meals that don’t meet specific nutritional guidelines. See … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · 17 Comments

Zero Tolerance Policy= Lazy Schools, Puffed-Up Police, Passive Parents, & Screwed-up Kids

Yet another story of a school’s Zero Tolerance Policy run amuck. This time, a 7-year old brought what is described as a “Nerf-style” gun to his New Jersey school and … Continue reading

February 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Proposed Laws Take Aim at Parental Freedoms

For years, public school systems have nipped away at parental rights. The underlying theme of “Government knows best” is usually disguised in an altruistic shroud of “It’s for the kids.” … Continue reading

January 22, 2011 · 4 Comments

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