Category: Parenting

What is humorous about statutory rape?

In sentencing a high school teacher to 30 days in jail for a sexual “relationship” with a 13-year-old student, Montana Judge Todd Baugh’s commented that this was not a “forcible beat-up rape” and that the young teen was “…as much … Continue reading

How to tell your child you have cancer

“Talking with my kids about my breast cancer was almost as bad as battling the disease,” one mom told me a few years ago.  Engaging kids in such tough conversations goes against every parental instinct to protect our kids from … Continue reading

Questions from readers: Is bullying that big of a deal?

Question I think this hysteria about bullying has gone too far. Kids need to learn how to take care of themselves without adults always stepping in to protect them. The schools have all these rules and my son got in … Continue reading

Do happy athletes make better athletes?

Meditation and mental conditioning have been transforming the culture of the Seattle Seahawks football team since coach Pete Carroll took over in 2010.  As detailed in the September issue of ESPN The Magazine, Coach Pete Carroll in conjunction with sports … Continue reading

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