THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2008
MONDAY, MAY 26, 2008
Incredibly sad story here about a kindergarten teacher in Florida who let her class vote on whether a student (who is being diagnosed with Asperger's) can stay in class. This is so cruel, I cannot imagine a professional educator making such a decision. And even...
FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2008
While sitting in the doctor’s office this morning, an article in Parenting magazine caught my eye.In “Boys vs. Girls,” writer Paula Spencer quotes Spokane author and social philosopher Michael Gurian: “I think parents use ‘which is harder?’ as an expression of whatever our frustration is...
TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2008
THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008
This has very little to do with parenting, but it is about relationships – sort of – and the things you lose and how they sometimes come back.Before kids, my husband and I used to spend our weekends in Bayview, Idaho, sailing our ’73 Coronado...
MONDAY, MAY 12, 2008
SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2008
In her blog called, “strollerderby,” writer Rachael Brownell provides folks with a list of Mother's Day do's and don’ts.Among her don’ts: kitschy “Precious Moments” statues; jewelry that says “#1 Mom;” vacuums and other tools for cleaning.Instead, Brownell suggests original art from a local artist or...
MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008
Until recently, I never gave much thought to the “other” mom. I know several people who were adopted as children and also numerous parents who have adopted infants and even elementary-age kids from Ethiopia, Guatemala, China and also the United States. I started thinking more...
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