Category: Parenting

Who can you trust?

            “He works so well with the kids. He really likes children.”  Years ago, that phrase was spoken as a compliment to the many teachers, coaches, youth workers, and volunteers who have such a profound impact on the lives of … Continue reading

Daydreaming: Gift or curse?

When I turned onto Boylston Street, I got my first view of the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Not only was I going to complete my first marathon, but I was only a few yards behind four-time Boston marathon … Continue reading

Calling Dayton Mommy Bloggers!

Are you a mom who lives in Dayton, OH? Are you concerned with and interested in the latest kids health and safety trends? Do you have a blog that you update regularly and share with other moms? If you answered … Continue reading

Is bullying just “normal horseplay?”

Question My seventh grader was recently suspended from school for two days due to “bullying” a fourth grade boy. Since when did normal horseplay between boys suddenly become politically unacceptable? Don’t you think we are making sissies out of our … Continue reading

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