Tag Archives: parenting

Update on Daniel Hauser written by Laura

A couple hundred years ago, a bunch of tired, bedraggled, bonneted and buckled people walked onto a shore, and declared that this was the New World.  Here was a place where they could practice their religion freely, without interference from … Continue reading

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Do you do better under pressure?

I DON’T!! I tend to panic and get flustered. Then I’m no help. I have never been in a real emergency situation, so I don’t know how I would be. But when it comes to being put on the spot … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, educating, education, emotions, feelings, future, good habits, graduating, graduation, kids, life, lifestyles, memories, opinions, opportunities, parent's, parenting, people, school, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Kids and whining and fighting

I think this is something that we can all relate to. Whining and fighting.  I think there are just some people who like to whine and like to fight. Don’t we all know people like this? When this was on … Continue reading

Posted in adults, advice, arguments, behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, fighting, kids, life, parent's, parenting, people, problems, relationships, things, time outs, whining | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

How old do you feel?

DM over at Heart to Heart and I were emailing one day a week or so ago and he and Mrs DM were talking about how old they felt. He asked me how old I felt since we are both … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, age, aging, behavior, birthday, changes, choices, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, getting old, grandchildren, growing up, happiness, happy, life, opinions, parenting, people, proud, relationships, things, thinking, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Child murderer’s rights

This post is very different for me and very hard for me to write because, #1, it’s terribly sad and #2, I’m FURIOUS over it. You can either read it here or watch the video or I’ll explain it in a nutshell. This … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, character, child abuse, children, dangerous, dangers, emotions, fears, feelings, grief, guilt, kids, murderer, parent's, parenting, people, SIDS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Would you give your teen a breathalyzer test?

I was cruising on the net this morning and came across this. I know we’ve talked about teens drinking before and I think we are all pretty much in agreement that we don’t hide alcohol and keep it a deep … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, afraid, alcohol, bad habits, behavior, differences, drinking and driving, fears, getting drunk, life lessons, parent's, parenting, parties, peer pressure, people, problems, teenagers, things, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Is there a perfect slacker? By Jen Henry

I’ve been re-reading Confessions of a Slacker Mom. This is a short little light narrative read that my mother in law gave me shortly after Catherine’s birth. I think her reasoning was to point out to me that parenting could … Continue reading

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Step-parents disciplining

Hello Everyone.  I was having a discussion with a friend of mine this morning and I was interested in what other people thought. My friend has one daughter.  She’s 16. For most of this girls life, she believed one man … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, behavior, biology, children, dad's, differences, dna, emotions, family, fears, feelings, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, mom's, nurture, parent's, parenting, people, problems, relationships, respect, responsibility, teenagers, things, today's times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Too much Info for me!!

I was scrolling through the guide on TV last night and came across a show on MTV called Sex~ with Mom & Dad. I was a little weirded out by the title but equally curious. So I turned it on, … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, children, choices, communicating, differences, embarassing, emotions, feelings, kids, parenting, people, relationships, sex, teenagers, things, thinking, thoughts, today's times, tv, tv shows, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Authors Favorites..Chewing gum and kissing boys

I really have to “set the scene” for this one.  My daughter in law was going out for dinner for her “once a month dinner with her friends from high school” last Fri.  My husband, youngest son, granddaughter (7 yrs), … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, choices, emotions, feelings, funny, girls, grandma, grandparents, growing up, happiness, happy, humor, kids, laughter, life lessons, memories, parenting, people, playing, relationships, son's, surgery, sweets, things, thinking, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

The kid next door

So, every one has one. The kid next door who always finds trouble. Gets you to do things you wouldn’t do with out his help. Not necessarily the “bad” kid, but someone you just get into trouble with. Why? Who … Continue reading

Posted in anger, behavior, childhood, children, choices, disappointment, emotions, fears, feelings, friends, growing up, habits, humiliate, humiliation, kids, life, life lessons, neighbors, parenting, people, son's, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Manners, how important do you think they are?

I’m wondering how important manners are to you.  I was raised to say please and thank you, excuse me and bless you.  If someone gave me something, I said thank you.  If I asked someone for something, I said please.  Do … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, choices, emotions, feelings, good habits, grandma, habits, happiness, happy, kids, kindness, life, life lessons, manners, parenting, people, polite, rudeness, thoughts, today's times, traditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Good Parents, Bad Results…Ouch! (written by Jennifer)

Today US News and World Report Issued an article titled Good Parents, Bad Results. It tried to identify the current generation of parents as well intentioned and not the slackers that they are often portrayed as. However the article clearly … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, choices, communicating, dad's, daycare, emotions, family, fears, feelings, guilt, jobs, kids, life, mistakes, mom's, parent's, parenting, people, thoughts, working parents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments