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Education
10/05/2012
Paying for College Doesn't Mean the Government ...I'm not surprised to hear parents tell me that the public school system tells them there's no funding. They can't help it; they are just lemmings repeating what everyone else hears in the public school system. More >>

Tags: CollegeEducationFinancesHigher educationParenting
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10/05/2012
Parenting with Authority I work at a charter school and the biggest problem I see is the parents. Kids are always kids, but parents are spoiled brats compared to kids. More >>

Tags: EducationParenting
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10/03/2012
No More Nagging About Homework My son and I would struggle every evening with homework, because my son could not sit and focus once he got home from school... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildHomeworkParentingRead On-AirSchool
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10/01/2012
'Hotel Transylvania' and 'Won't Back Down' Make Strong Impacts The movies 'Hotel Transylvania' and 'Won't Back Down' both debuted this past weekend. Kids can take home some lessons and fun from each one... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildHalloweenHolidaysMovie ReviewParentingTeachers
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09/24/2012
Anti-Bullying Laws Are Not the Solution Anti-bullying laws have recently been popping up all over America. They allow children to report their classmates to the police if they feel they are being bullied. However, in my opinion, these laws are stupid... More >>

Tags: BullyingChildrenEducationInternetInternet-MediaParentingSchoolSocial Issues
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09/17/2012
Enlisting in the United States Navy Recently you asked, "What is the smartest decision you ever made?" I don't even have to think about it. It was the day I decided to drop out of college (in my third year) and enlist in the United States Navy. More >>

Tags: EducationFriendshipFriendshipsRelationships
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09/14/2012
Kids' Kooky Friends One day my oldest daughter came home from school and was telling me about another young girl (4th grade) who seemed to pick on everyone. In my daughters's eyes, she got the brunt of it. More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCompassionEducationFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFriendsFriendshipsMemoriesParentingValues
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09/13/2012
Now There's a Term for Letting Kids Be Kids: 'Redshirting' 'Redshirting' is a term that describes college athletes who practice in red shirts but do not compete in games to receive an extra year of eligibility. Recently, the same idea has been applied to young kids entering school. Now more schools and parents than ever are delaying kids' entry into kindergarten... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - ChildrenKindergartenParentingSocial Issues
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09/12/2012
Being There for a Hug This week my 2 kiddos returned to school. My first grader (who is characteristically mature and socially well-adjusted) had a rough morning. Following the morning drop-off by Dad, he was quiet and tearful in class and was struggling to recover his emotions. More >>

Tags: Back to SchoolEducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirSAHM stay-at-home momStay-at-Home Mom
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09/11/2012
Back to School Blues My son and daughter started full-time school last year. As I dropped them off, I fought back the tears as I drove away watching them walk into their school for the very first time. More >>

Tags: Back to SchoolEducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirStay-at-Home Mom
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