Category Archives: children

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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Big Kiss

This was a discussion on The Talk one day and I wondered what you all thought about it. The discussion I’m talking about is right at the beginning. Do you kiss your kids on the mouth? I love the way Jessica Alba … 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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MOTHER’S DAY BUTTON NECKLACE AND NAPKIN RING

Check this out. I think it’s a really neat idea for those of you who like your kids to make gifts.

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To what lengths would you go?

All of us would do whatever our kids needed to have done to make them safe and happy. BUT, would you go to this extreme measure?

Posted in behavior, bullying, children, choices, dangers, differences, doctors, happiness, identity, insecure, kids, life, opinions, parent's, people, perfection, plastic surgery, school, self esteem, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Don’t Have Sex, Here’s a Condom

Am I really that naïve? Is it really so unreasonable to expect kids to hold off sex until they’re at least 16? Philadelphia thinks that I am. And so do a lot of commenters. Here’s my issue. The City of … 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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Too much alcohol for this little guy

Have you all seen this? Has your child ever been served something they shouldn’t have been served? Will this make you check your child’s drink from now on?

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What is your “American Dream?”

According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey, the “American Dream,” is NOT the white picket fence home. The ultimate dream for the majority of Americans, is to provide their child(ren) a better life. How would you describe the American dream?

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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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Do babies have their own language?

There’s something amazing about watching 18-month-old twins Sam and Ren, leaning against the fridge and apparently swapping stories. More than 2 million of us have watched it on YouTube. Have you seen it? Here it is. But is baby talk … 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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Should the same rules apply to boys and girls?

I got into a “discussion” yesterday with my mom about this. She said that boys and girls are different and boys can say no. I said NO teacher should have sex with a student no matter what sex they are … Continue reading

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What’s your take?

What’s your take on this?

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Would you have the guts???

Would you have the guts to do what this dad did?

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Seriously?????

Don’t you sometimes think things get take a little bit too far? What do you think of this?

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Worry….

Today on The Talk, one of the conversations was about  worry. Do you worry? It’s right around the 6 minute mark but if you listen, I was just like Sharon Osborne. Like she said “I worry about everything. Every-Little-Thing.” Whether … Continue reading

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Why can’t we spell it correctly?

Josh is in first grade now, and starting to read chapter books.  He’s a massive fan of the Magic Treehouse Books, and I am too. I love that the whole point of them is to encourage reading, imagination and adventure. … Continue reading

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What do you think?

What do you think of bullying? How about this?

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Backseat Activities

I am well aware that, in the past, I have been less than patient with the ridiculous number of pandering and arrogant PSA’s that litter my talk radio throughout the day.  It is appalling how many times there is someone … Continue reading

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Drunken Playdates?

This is a topic with which I am completely, utterly unfamiliar. On The Talk today, the ladies touched briefly on the subject of drinking while on a “playdate”.  Now, I don’t do traditional playdates very often. I don’t get with … Continue reading

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Parental leaves

What do you all think of this? I think I may feel differently than the rest of you but I’m not sure. I think this is a topic we’ve never discussed here. I’m going to tell you how I feel … Continue reading

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