Category Archives: kids

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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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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Take the Money and Run?

This would have been an amazing story for the shot alone. But it’s what happened the next day that is the big story now. Briefly, Nick and Nate are twins that attended a charity hockey event. There was a $50,000 … 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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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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Darn Goods

This is a recipe that’s suited more for the kids than for the adults, but adult supervision is an absolute must. DARN GOODS 1 bottle or so of vegetable oil 1/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. Bisquik Baking … 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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Happy Birthday Bailey!!!

Happy 11th Birthday to a very special boy! It’s been the best 11 years of my life, and I look forward to what you accomplish in the next 11 years. No matter how old you get, you’ll always be our … 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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Pull up a Mortarboard

I think with all this graduation stuff, Pull up a Mortarboard is a good one for the Pull Up Monday. Do you have as many as we seem to have this year? Parties, babies, vacations, Father’s Day man……..June is so busy. So … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY SHOE PLANTERS

These are super easy to make and really add a fun and casual feel as either a centerpiece at your dining table, or as decoration for your doorstep! And the best part about these shoe planters is that you probably … Continue reading

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A Musical Quandary

So here I am, a mom and a musician. And my quandary-of-the-week is… how do I deal with music and my son?  He is showing the same kind of love of music that his dad and I both have, that … Continue reading

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First fish….adorable

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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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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

Posted in behavior, children, choices, dad's, differences, emotions, family, grandchildren, grandparents, kids, kiss's, love, mom's, opinions, parent's, people, relationships, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, differences, fairness, feelings, good question, hurt feelings, kids, life, memories, opinions, people, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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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How early is too early to earn part of your own keep?

I know we’ve talked about this before but it was a long time ago and other than SKL, most of the others who come here, didn’t then. So, one more time. What brought this up was I was chatting this … Continue reading

Posted in babysitting, behavior, choices, differences, emotions, feelings, jobs, kids, life, life lessons, love, opinions, parent's, parenting, people, responsibility, teaching, teenagers, things, work, working | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

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

Agree or disagree???

Stricter laws needed to keep kids away from tanning beds. What do you think? Should there be a law restricting this?

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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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