Category Archives: kids

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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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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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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What do you think?

What do you think of bullying? How about this?

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Trouble in Wisconsin…how do you weigh in?

I don’t want to get all “political” on anyone or start a big war. Let’s even leave politics out of it. How do you feel about what’s going on in Wisconsin with the rioting and the senators all leaving the state to avoid voting … Continue reading

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What’s your take on this?

So, what do you think? Should we test all our young athletes for this?

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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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What’s your take???

How do you feel about this?

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What’s your take?

I saw this last week but the topic doesn’t seem to be dying down. Here’s the video that brought it to my attention. What’s your take on it?

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A Party Fit for a Princess?

Ok people, I have to preface this by saying that I checked out how much it would be to have a McDonald’s birthday party for Josh, and nearly choked at the $130-$150 price tag.  So this video almost put me … Continue reading

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A trip to the police station

I can remember when my boys were little. I don’t remember how old they were but they were under 10. I took them to the fire department so the firemen could talk to them and explain the warnings and dangers … Continue reading

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Can we blog about whatever we want to?

When I was reading through the news when I got up this morning, this is an article I saw and it really left me wondering. I keep thinking “well, on the other hand” and “if it were my child” or “it’s … Continue reading

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Is this a date or a “play-date?”

Okay now, I love Love LOVE Mark Wahlberg. I have for YEARS. I find him absolutely darling. In the last few days I’ve seen him taking a little bit of heat and at first the headlines all scared me because God help … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, dating, fears, feelings, growing up, kids, life, memories, memory, opinions, parent's, peer pressure, people, play date, playing, things, Uncategorized, young love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Make Up for the Little Ones?

My life is now complete.  Wal*Mart is coming out with a new makeup line.  It’s called “GeoGirl”.  And it’s designed for the 8-12 crowd.  Oh, thank goodness.  Finally!  Somebody is stepping up to fill that gaping hole left in the … Continue reading

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What do you think?

Another installment of “What do you think?”

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What kind of thing bothers you?

The other day Sue wrote this post about our recent Christmas gifts and if we liked them all and are still using them or are they now sitting all alone is some far corner. Jenny had commented about a toy … Continue reading

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What do you guys think?

Okay you guys. Here’s another one open for discussion. What do you think?

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A Demonstration of Class

I love this.  Most of the time, I’m irked during the National Anthem at professional sports events.  The crowd is so rowdy, they’re yelling and screaming so much that, unless it’s a full-out marching band, you can’t hear the song.  … Continue reading

Posted in abilities, character, childhood, children, Citizenship, dramatic, girls, Good News, growing up, kids, life lessons, manners, music, people, proud, respect, role models, sentimental, singing, surprise | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

MN Teens Still Not Buckling Up

You know, these kinds of stories make me feel sick. They make me feel like I could throw up. What’s it going to take for us to get our kids to put their seat belts on and KEEP THEM ON???? … Continue reading

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Toddlers and Tiara’s

What do you think of this? Little Eden’s Performance and Interview on The Talk. All I’m going to say right now is watch the reaction of the women of The Talk and watch the mother. The way she’s living through the child … Continue reading

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At what age….

I was over at Mom Logic reading one day and was thinking back to when my kids were younger and they still liked to make things for people. Bookmarks or play-dough pots or pop-cycle stick picture frames and I remember how much fun … Continue reading

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