Tag Archives: parent’s

Schoolgirl kept in ‘isolation’ after dying hair red

What do you all think of this? Being I worked in a school, I know how some things seem silly but when you’re in a situation, things are different. Advertisements

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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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Newborn DNA Storage

Have any of you been following this whole “newborn DNA storage” stuff? On Wed we got the news that the “Court Backs Families In Handling Of Newborn Blood.” First of all, I’m another person who didn’t know this was happening. I … Continue reading

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How Do Hot Toys Get Picked?

How do toys end up on the “hot 15” and what makes a toy a holiday hit? Check this out and see what ToyRus had to say. It’s kind of interesting and it looks like the decision making is in … 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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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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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

Posted in behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, feelings, kids, lifestyles, love, memories, memory, mothers, opinions, parent's, people, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

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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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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Free To Be X, Y, or Z?

Many of you have heard the news story recently about the couple who have chosen to keep the gender of their 3rd child a secret.  Yes, a secret.  The child’s 2 older brother’s, the midwives who were there, and one close … 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

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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Has this ever affected you?

Are you a parent helping to support an adult child? Are you an adult child supporting a parent? Does it frustrate you? Or, have you ever been in the position you’ve had to ask your parents for financial support? Does … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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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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?

Posted in abercrombie and fitch, behavior, bikini's, childhood, children, choices, differences, parent's, people, pre teens, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in behavior, boys, children, choices, differences, fairness, girls, inappropriate, jobs, kids, laws, men, morals, opinions, parent's, people, school, sex, teachers, teenagers, things, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Seriously?????

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

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What do you think?

What do you think of this? Where do you think you’d rank?

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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

Posted in children, dad's, emotions, family, feelings, kids, mom's, opinions, parent's, parenting, people, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in behavior, child abuse, children, choices, differences, discipline, educating, kids, laws, life lessons, opinions, parent's, parenting, people, rules, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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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