Category Archive: education

Is 16 too young to drive?

A few days ago there was a terrible crash on my street, just yards from my house.  The local CBS affiliate covered the story.   They called it the “Flag Challenge Crash” named… Continue reading

Girls vs. Boys and School Discipline

We have a new drama at our house this week.  My 5th grade son was kicked in the shins by a girl at school. When the principal called our house to inform us,… Continue reading

Kids and Facebook! What they don’t know will hurt them.

The internet is a powerful machine.   It’s almost like a car, that requires training and a license before you are allowed to drive. Okay, maybe that’s a little extreme, but I worry… Continue reading

Good Job! Are we praising our kids too much?

I realize it has been a while since I have written.  I am not sure if that’s good or bad.   My kids might say “good job, mom! stepping away from your computer and… Continue reading

If parents graded their children’s teachers

We are coming up on spring school conferences for our kids.  The idea behind the conference is to find out how your child is progressing in school.  Usually the teacher pulls out examples… Continue reading