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Give the Guy a Break, Already!

Honestly, can you believe how mean the State of Tennessee is being? This poor man, Desmond Hatchett, is having a difficult time making Child Support for his children, and the evil, nasty, mean ol’ state is not showing him any … Continue reading

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I don’t know what to think

This topic came up over at that “other” blog and I dug a little deeper and came up with this. Over “there” it was really a discussion of kids not being able to their own shoes and some of the … Continue reading

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Child throwing tantrum got family kicked off plane

Here’s the link to this story. I saw them on The Today Show this morning. Here’s the clip of that.  What do you think? If you watched this clip, the family starts about 2 minutes in. Would you want to … Continue reading

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Family kicked off flight

Have you read or heard this one? This family had 6 people. They “thought” three of the kids should ride for free because kids under 2 ride for free. The children riding for free had to sit in their parents lap. … 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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3 Year Old Twins Beat Just Dance II On Wii

Check this out. It’s so cute.

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Sugary Drinks, Greatest Source Of Added Sugars

I had no idea that there was so much sugar in all this stuff. Check this out. What do you give your kids to drink? Do they drink a lot of pop, juice or these “vitamin” drinks? I know when … 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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Say WHAT???

Have you guys seen this story? “Anti-Bullying mom allegedly assaults 12 year old girl.” The world has sure gone a long way from the day when my dad sat me down and told me he couldn’t fight my battles for … 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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From Parents to Teachers

Our friend MSSC posted a link to an article on his Facebook recently.  It is a letter, of sorts, from an educator to parents. We see a lot of these in the press, particularly around the beginning of the school … Continue reading

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The Height of Frivolous

Imagine a childhood so horrid that, when you reached adulthood, you felt justified in filing a lawsuit against your mother for “bad parenting”. Your childhood must have been pretty bad, right? Maybe she beat you – and not just a … Continue reading

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Saving the best

I was watching an episode of Rizzoli and Isles last week and Lorraine Bracco’s character (she plays Angie Harmon’s mom) said “I’m sick of not eating the good candy and always saving it for later. I want to eat the good candy … Continue reading

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School Dress Code

So, I’m sitting at our school’s Registration Day, and some of the other moms are discussing the new handbook. They revise it every year, so it doesn’t surprise me that we have a new one. Usually, it’s revised to include … Continue reading

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Should restaurant ban kids?

Tell me what you think of this. Do you think a restaurant owner should be able to ban children under 6 years of age from dinning at their restaurant? Here’s the ladies from The Talk’s view on it. Me personally, I don’t really … Continue reading

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Are History Lessons Being Neglected?

Is history important to you? I’ve always loved history. Mostly American history but I really do love all history. So when I read this, it made me feel bad. Who decides what gets taken out of our classroom curriculum’s? Remember when … Continue reading

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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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