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Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful

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Saturday February 25th 2017
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Behavior

Teachers Are Entitled To Voice Their Opinions Too Teachers Are Entitled To »

No sooner do I get done applauding a parent for creatively addressing her son's failing grades and [...]


Spanking: Effective Discipline Spanking: Effective Discipline »

Smack in the middle of the "why are kids violent" issue is spanking. The groups against spanking want [...]


We Don’t Teach Kids Violence We Don’t Teach Kids »

I wrote an article not long past that spanking doesn't create violence and showed that the results are [...]


Siblings

Lessen the Sibling Rivalry »

Sibling rivalry is an age old problem. My goodness it dates back to biblical times so don't feel stressed if it is going on in your home and you can't [Read More]


Summer

Insect Bites »

Insect bites are not just a scratchy nuisance.  Today there are many serious medical [...]


A Summer Co-op can »

You might be asking yourself, what is a summer co-op? A summer co-op is a group of [...]


What to do for the »

If you are looking for something for you kids to do this summer you have probably already [...]


The Childrens Wear Outlet

Nutrition

Pumpkin Bars »

Pumpkin Bars

Ingredients: Bars: 4 eggs 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 15-ounce can pumpkin Icing: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, [Read More]

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Education

Teachers Are Entitled To Voice Their Opinions Too

Teachers Are Entitled To Voice Their Opinions Too

No sooner do I get done applauding a parent for creatively addressing her son's failing grades and general lack of concern for getting an education; I read about a teacher who called out students on her personal blog and was suspended for it. The reasoning against doing both of those things is the sake of a child's self-esteem according to the [...]

Mom Puts Son To Work On Street Corner

Mom Puts Son To Work On Street Corner

I am not a fan of the news in general but last night a story caught my ear.  A mother in Tampa, Rhonda Holder, was fed up with her son's failing grades and FCAT scores so she did something about it.  What she did was put her son on the street corner for 8 hours with a sign.  The sign reads:  "I did four questions on my FCAT and said I wasn't [...]

Why Fear A Teacher

Teachers are an authority figure feared not only by students but by many parents as well. This fear doesn’t come from the teacher’s influence on the child’s grade. The fear for parents has been hardwired into their brain from when they were in school. Kids are taught not to question authority or teachers from an early age.  It sticks with a [...]

My Child Doesn’t Want To Be In School – Help!

My Child Doesn’t Want To Be In School – Help!

I am usually the one who is giving the advice or making the suggestions but right now I am at a loss and need help.  My 13 year old son has absolutely no desire to be in school.  His father and I have been dealing with this since he entered kindergarten.  We had a brief reprieve in the fourth and fifth grade but then he went right back to [...]

Education

At some point all parents hear the same thing from their kids, “why do I have to go to school?” The simple answer we usually give is, “because I said so”. But why is education important? Children learn far more things than they will ever utilize in their adult lives from elementary to high school. So why? In this day and age, education [...]

Chores

What To Do When Chores Are »

Chores don’t have to always be a war. However, the most efficient, well thought out family plan will [...]


Chores »

Most of us have some memory of doing chores as a kid. I can’t think of one of my childhood friends who [...]


Consequences are your most »

Behavior management is vital in every home. The most effective tool we as parents have is consequences. [...]