Parenting is a Different Ballgame

  • March 22, 2013
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A closely-held secret month of celebration is March which has, in some states, been declared Parenting Awareness Month.If you live in Texas, you might well be in the dark about this yearly focus, but if either Michigan or California is your home state, activities have been a-poppin.’There tends to be a…

Uh, Wal-Mart?

  • March 17, 2013
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The strawberries, in the regular plastic box with a lid, were 99 cents for the one-pound container. Ah, yes, they were fresh with bright green tops and they cost me half the price  I would have paid had I bought them down the street at the other store where people…

You Wanna Take This Outside?

  • March 9, 2013
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A perfect story for this March, which has been designated “National Parenting Awareness Month,” is the South Central Los Angeles mom who, with her two daughters, assaulted the younger daughter’s teacher on the campus of John Muir Middle School. Kiki Fowler, the 33-year-old mom, is reported to have led the…

Being Tough Gets The Job Done

  • March 2, 2013
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Juan Martinez, the prosecutor in the Jodi Arias murder trial, ought to be seen as a role model for every home in America where parents are raising children. “He don’t take no stuff,” remarked the young adult in my household as the man paced back and forth while hammering away…