Appalling lack of respect for authority

October 30, 2015
I have just a few things to say about tossing a teenage girl across a classroom. Until now, I’ve refrained from this, but when I heard a moronic CNN talking head...

6 ways to protect your teen

June 17, 2015
Today, I'm raising the curtain on something that's a parent's nightmare. What follows is content that will disturb you, and yet it's something that every parent needs to...

What can parents do about mean girls?

April 22, 2015
This began as a post about saying goodbye and then morphed into one about mean girls. I don't think that's an accident. The stories in Dumped, Women Unfriending Women...

What should parents do?

April 4, 2015
These pretty pops of petal appeared in our courtyard one 80-degree March day. Since we live in northern California, we are not supposed to have 81-degree March days. Our...

Does good parenting mean controlling kids’ media?

March 19, 2015
Our world is consumed by violence and it's only getting worse. While international horrors have taken center stage lately, closer-to-home killings at Sandy Hook and...

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