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Education
12/10/2012
Parents and Education I admit I was a little upset, the other day, when you spoke about how parents could impact their children's education. You forced me to face my childhood, which I always pretended didn't happen. More >>

Tags: EducationParentingPersonal ResponsibilityResponse to a CommentValues
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12/10/2012
Kids Need Concrete Tools to Combat Bullying Despite anti-bullying assemblies and measures, bullying seems to only be getting worse. However, expecting to stop bullying behavior is missing a larger point. More >>

Tags: BullyingEducationInternet-MediaKidsMental HealthParentingSchoolSuicideTechnologyTeens
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11/15/2012
A First Job Gives Invaluable Life Experience ...At 15, I was a year too young to get hired at most jobs, but I was desperate to have a job and prove myself. I wanted to be a veterinarian at the time and a new vet was opening up at the shopping center... More >>

Tags: BudgetCareersEducationJobJobsLife lessonsRead On-AirSAHM stay-at-home mom
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11/08/2012
Being a Teacher is NOT More Important than Being a Mom I about chocked on my lunch listening to the conversation you had with a young teacher who had her 3-year-old daughter incarcerated in day care 40 hours a week. More >>

Tags: EducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingResponse to a CallSAHM stay-at-home momTeacher
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10/31/2012
Not Being Ready for College-- or Life! I am a high school teacher. I serve on a committee that works with parents to encourage struggling students so they have a better chance to graduate, thus improving their later quality of life. I'd like to tell you about a recent meeting with 'Jane'... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCollegeEducationHigher educationMotivationPersonal ResponsibilitySchoolStay-at-Home MomStudentsValues
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10/31/2012
Are SAT and ACT Good Measures? ...In many of the cases where I have had to deal with students making poor grades, there were low test scores in their records. But, I have had many poor students who had higher scores. They were not applying themselves or had taken on too many responsibilities. More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCollegeEducationHigher educationMotivationPersonal ResponsibilitySchoolStay-at-Home MomStudentsValues
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10/29/2012
Marriage Changed My Career Direction When I met my wife-to-be I was in graduate school with my sights set on a teaching career. I had about a year and a half left until I earned my Master's degree, and I intended to apply to get my Ph.D. to learn medieval Japanese history. She asked me how long I expected that to take... More >>

Tags: CareerEducationJobMarriageMorals/Ethics/ValuesParentingSAHM stay-at-home momTeachingValuesWork
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10/26/2012
Inappropriate Clothing on Teen Girls My husband teaches Jr. and Sr. High School and sees teenage and even preteen girls, dressed like street walkers and MTV dancers. This in and of itself shows a lack of parental involvement at home, but it gets worse from there. More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - TeensModestyMorals/Ethics/ValuesSchoolStay-at-Home MomTeen fashionTeensValues
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10/25/2012
A Teenager in Love I think my most heart-wrenching breakup happened in early high school. The irony is that I have no memory of the guy's name but, nonetheless, he was my boyfriend. More >>

Tags: DatingEducationFamily/Relationships - TeensFriendshipFriendshipsHigh SchoolRelationshipsTeens
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10/22/2012
Paying Kids for Grades There's a great deal of debate out there among parents about how to motivate kids to do well in school. I have the final answer on whether or not you should pay your kids for grades... More >>

Tags: AttitudeEducationGradesParentingPrideSchoolStay-at-Home MomStress
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