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01/31/2013
Video: My Son Doesn't Have Friends Not every kid fits neatly into a group or clique at school. If your child is having a hard time making friends, I have a perspective you may not have considered. More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFriendshipsHomeschoolParentingRelationshipsStay-at-Home Mom
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01/29/2013
All Work Is Honorable I think that young people are set up for making poor career choices when they are guided to think about their career as picking something that they will like to do, which most often correlates with "will I be making big bucks"... More >>

Tags: CollegeEducationEmploymentHonorJobJobsParentingWorking
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01/24/2013
Carry the Cow... It was 1962 and I was a freshman in high school fresh off the farm. I was sitting in a Latin class with a teacher 'older than dirt.' She was very demanding and kept saying... More >>

Tags: AttitudeEducationLife lessonsParentingPrideTeachingValues
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01/23/2013
Teaching Manners to Children I just wanted to relay my thankfulness to parents in today's world who take the time to teach manners. This reminded me of a recent Christmas shopping story I have... More >>

Tags: BehaviorChristmasEducationHolidaysKidsMannersParentingRespectTeachingValues
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01/21/2013
Losing Like a Winner One of the most horrendous things to happen to kids since the advent of day care is the way the concept of winning is now taught in schools. Schools today teach children that everybody is entitled to something simply by showing up. More >>

Tags: AttitudeEducationFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFeelingsParenting
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12/21/2012
Standing Up Against a Bully Cyber-bullying is no joke. It happened to a girl in my son's high school. Her ex-boyfriend created a derogatory Facebook page about her and the jokes and teasing spilled over into school life for this poor girl. My son was friends with the ex-boyfriend... More >>

Tags: BullyingDoing the Right ThingEducationFamily/Relationships - TeensFriendshipsMorals/Ethics/ValuesParentingRead On-AirSchoolTeens
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12/14/2012
Teaching Students Today I started teaching in the late 60s. Students had the core subjects (English, social studies, science and math) when I first started. Electives were band and chorus. More >>

Tags: EducationParentingSchoolStay-at-Home MomStudentsTeaching
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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 >>

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