PARENTS CAN MAKE HALLOWEEN SAFE

“It’s just a little scary these days,” Barbara reminisced reflecting on her childhood days of knocking on neighbor’s doors and being allowed to yell, “Trick or Treat.” “But that was another time,” Dave, her husband, was quick to add to the conversation in his way of a beginning answer to…

PARENT EDUCATION IS CRITICAL

The experts are publishing. Well, don’t they always? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Across the United States, up to one in five children suffers from a mental disorder in a given year.” This equates, according to the report, to more than 17 million young people who…

HOW PARENTS CREATE PINOCCHIO

While she went to the counter to pick up the food order, Mom left her blonde curly-haired, dimpled darling at the table in the small eatery. Upon her return, on the restaurant wall was a huge smearing of ketchup and mustard. The ghastly sight was only a few steps from…

PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE LACKED PARENTAL CONTROLS

Of course, I zeroed in on the mention of children and families and on that issue I’ll pick Hillary as the winner of Sunday’s Presidential Debate. She’s had years of working for the betterment of families. The two UCLA Political Science Professors who, following the debate, answered questions, posed by…