Category Archives: Children

Priceless

Mom and dad don’t buy me many things Like plastic dolls or candy rings We don’t go on expensive vacations To amusement parks or exotic locations My backyard isn’t cool No playground or swimming pool My closet isn’t full of … Continue reading

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I made a difference in a child’s life today.

I just got the most touching letter from a former co-worker. We had know each other for a few years but no talked outside the office. The letter was so simple yet really inspired me to keep working on the … Continue reading

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RE: Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen.

I recently saw a video titled Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl1ujzRidmU of a father getting so upset about his daughter’s saying some very childish and spoiled comments about her parents on her Facebook page. I have to say … Continue reading

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Imaginary Friend

Sometime I pretend I have an imaginary friend And we imagine again That he also has an imaginary friend And the friend has a friend, And the friend has a friend And it’s hard to imagine where each imaginary friend … Continue reading

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Parenting is No Joke

Adam Mansbach seems to take the ritual of putting his kids to bed a little more lightly then I do. There was a time when I had my kids every night and I put them to sleep with a book … Continue reading

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Little Bed Bugger

“Oh daddy I’m so tired. Can we go to bed?” “I promise to fall asleep As soon as I lay down my head.” “Honey I believe you.” As I always do “Let me tuck you in And say ‘Good Night’ … Continue reading

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Idiocracy of American Education

I received an email from my university’s Alumni program urging us to contact our state legislature about the loss of state funding and it saddens me. In a time where people are losing jobs, education needs to be at the … Continue reading

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