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Education
04/03/2012
10 Ways to Help Your Kids Do Better in School Parents are their children's first and most important teachers. In this critical role parents have the greatest impact on their kids' academic, physical, social, and moral development and the greatest impact on their children's motivation to learn. More >>

Tags: AcademicsEducationHomeworkMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingTeaching
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03/29/2012
Not Enforcing Rules ...[O]ur new Director believes...high test scores, motivated and well-behaved students are not a result of consistent policies and procedures but pure luck. More >>

Tags: EducationMorals, Ethics, ValuesPoliticsRaising childrenValues
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03/01/2012
Some Math on Homeschooling We have been homeschooling for 15 years now, and yes, it's growing in popularity! Though it's true we started for academic reasons, we've stayed with it for the lesser known "perks" which boil down to quantity and quality time. More >>

Tags: AcademicsEducationHomeschoolHomeschoolingParenting
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02/23/2012
Family 'Rude' Night I was recently reminded of one of the crazier things I did in an effort to teach my children proper table manners. At the time, they were 9 and 5 and although gentle reminders were made at every meal, it was frustrating because I had to repeat the same things day after day... More >>

Tags: EducationRead On-AirTeaching
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02/23/2012
How 'Real Men' are Treated in the World When I married my husband, he was in University getting his 5 year teaching degree (here in Canada) and was constantly told how the teaching profession was in dire need of males and what an asset he would be in any workplace. He had dreamed of being a teacher since he was a child, and was gifted in the profession. More >>

Tags: EducationParentingRaising Boys to MenReal MenTeaching
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02/01/2012
I Am The One My Son Leans On ... [M]y son came in and asked for a snack. I offered him a cutie and a few leftover slices of homemade French toast sticks and told him that's all he could have since dinner would be ready in 30 minutes. Hearing this sent him into an utter melt-down... More >>

Tags: EducationFriendshipsRelationshipsSAHM stay-at-home momSchool
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01/27/2012
My Grandson's Final Straw Moment I have a somewhat different story and take about bullying at school that may be too politically incorrect for you to read. My 14 year old grandson had been bullied at school since the semester began. More >>

Tags: BullyingEducationParentingRead On-AirSchool
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01/25/2012
'Group Learning' Epic Failure I am writing you about your commentary on group learning in schools... I am 23 and graduated from one of the top 5 teaching universities in the country with a 4.0 GPA. After graduating, I never pursued a teaching position mostly because my husband is a real man and supports me being a stay-at-home-mommy. I have YOU to thank for that. More >>

Tags: EducationRead On-AirResponse to a Comment
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01/18/2012
Seeing Clearly... I love your message in your last video: Defending Against a Bully.

As I teach my 10 year old daughter (who is now a purple belt in Tae Kwon Do and she struggles with her hatred of injustice and indecency she sees schools expect kids to stomach)... More >>

Tags: BullyingEducationParenting
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01/17/2012
Defending Against a Bully ..."As a parent and a teacher (currently a stay-at-home-mom), how do I explain to a child when and how they should defend themselves when they are being harassed or physically hurt by another child?" More >>

Tags: BullyingEducationFamily/Relationships - ChildrenParenting
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