Category Archives: childhood

Question of the day

Are there any foods that you hated as a child, but eat now that you are an adult? Are there any foods you loved growing up, but can’t eat now? Advertisements

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Do you do sleepovers?

I was sitting here listening to Live with Kelly this morning and the subject of sleepovers came up. There was an article in a newspaper they read from and I’ll be danged if I could make it out. I paused and rewound … Continue reading

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Man’s childhood comic collection fetches $3.5M

Can you even believe this story? Isn’t it cool? Wouldn’t it be nice to find a treasure like this? Did you read comic books? I remember as a little girl going with my grandparents and my treat was going to … Continue reading

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How to keep little girls, little girls a little longer

With the increasing sexualization of young girls in the media, “parents are re-examining the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze and whether little girls become little women too soon.” Short of sequestering them from the media, how do we protect our young … Continue reading

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Joe Paterno

Do you think this was the right move…or do you believe Joe Paterno should have been allowed to retire at the end of this season?

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Tatted up Barbie

Mattel said the new limited edition, tatted up Barbie Doll doll is marketed more toward adult collectors than to children. 1 in 4 Americans ages 18 to 50 now has at least one tattoo, and the artist says the doll … Continue reading

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Baby name remorse

Did you name your child something trendy or too common? Do you suffer from baby-naming remorse? Did you and your partner agree on names? Do you have an “instant memory” of any  names from the past that don’t sit well … Continue reading

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Language immersion schools

What do you guys all think about this? I do know quite a few Canadian parents who chose to immerse their kids in French schools but I’m not familiar with all of these languages. What a huge choice. What other languages … Continue reading

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Talking about weight with children

Since 1980, the number of overweight kids has tripled. According to WebMD, it is harder for parents to broach the issue of weight with their kids, than even sex or drugs. Is it a difficult issue for your family to … Continue reading

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Childhood toys and games

Easy Bake loses its bulb, gets makeover. The classic Easy-Bake Oven is getting a makeover. What childhood toy/game do you remember most fondly? Inspired by Gayle King

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Family Dinners

Teens who had fewer than 3 family dinners a week were almost 4 times more likely to try tobacco and twice as likely to use alcohol. Do you require attendance at the family dinner table? If so, how often? And, … Continue reading

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Future Disappointment?

I haven’t written a personal post in a very long time. I do need an honest opinion, but please be nice. 🙂 I was talking with some of the other baseball moms at practice yesterday. We were talking about what … Continue reading

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Is TV Messing With Kids’ Minds

What do you think of this Good Question guys? SpongeBob is under attack. Do fast-paced cartoons mess with kids’ minds? What do you think? What’s your opinion?

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Teachers

What do you guys think of this? Should teachers be prevented from having private relationships with their students? I have a few opinions and concerns but I’ll put mine in the comment area. I want to know what you guys think … Continue reading

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What do they do up there?

Every single time I see this it really makes me smile. It could have been us. Do you have good memories like this?

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Take A Breath

This article, in Britain’s Daily Mail (the American version) just irritated me beyond belief. I know I get irritated a LOT, but this is one of those general big Pet Peeves that I have: People who push their kids to … Continue reading

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Is it wrong to put your child on a leash?

Okay, this was on the news the other night and I’ll be darned if I can find it for you. It was a poll about whether it’s okay to put your child on a leash or not. It was on … Continue reading

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Too much, Too Soon?

We probably all remember our first crushes, our first kisses. Mine was in the 6th grade. I remember it being so awkward, that I didn’t care if I ever did it again. Actually, I don’t think I did do that again … Continue reading

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Georgia’s shocking ads

Parents in Georgia are split about the appropriateness of a set of shocking new ads aimed at raising awareness of Georgia’s rising childhood obesity rates. Do you think these ads will do more harm than good? Watch the clip. Do … Continue reading

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Okay people! Now what??

Come come people. This hit all the talk shows this morning. What do we all think about it?

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Should We Teach Our Kids To Fight Back?

This was the Good Question last night on the news. What do you think? Both of our boys were very different. Jason was a lot quieter and a went pretty much under the radar for most of his youth. He … Continue reading

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Has this ever affected you?

Are you a parent helping to support an adult child? Are you an adult child supporting a parent? Does it frustrate you? Or, have you ever been in the position you’ve had to ask your parents for financial support? Does … Continue reading

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Disturbing photos aren’t just a “thing” of today

You know, I came across some very disturbing photo’s the other day and it got me to thinking that maybe some of the weirdness isn’t just for the 2000’s. We’ve talked here about parent’s pushing their kids to grow up … Continue reading

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Pet Peeve #3289: Pronoun Trouble

Yep, another Pet Peeve Post. I have a lot of ’em. Bring them out when I have nothing else to say. Which is why you don’t see them very often. So here’s my Peeve: Adults who talk in the third … Continue reading

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Get a load of this!!!!!

My head can’t get past this one! Have we really come to this? My question is why would a small child be wearing a bikini in the first place? Is there really a market for this?

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