SANTA’S NEW ELF

Not too happy about this?  An unhappy New Elf? Making a list and checking it twice? Wondering what to give the child who is naughty and nice? Wondering what to give the kid who already has it all? How about nothing? Well, not really nothing BUT nothing wrapped with tinsel…

PARENTS ARE THE ANSWER

No matter how racist, bigoted, anti-women, or the other attributes that tell us who  President-elect Donald Trump is, the burden of decency remains in the hands of parents  preparing  children for the world in which they will have to live. Black folks – Black parents, that is – should have…

PARENTS DON’T KNOW?

Where’s the problem?  Blue equals Hillary.  Red equals Trump. THE subject line on my first email of the day said: “What to tell the kids”. I’ve acquired a good habit of not opening a lot of email that comes my way – there’s just too much. But “What to tell…

KIDS VOTE

Ah, the election. It finally got here in spite of mudslinging, ugly behavior, threats, and with far too many propositions on the California ballot. ‘Hmm, bilingual education,” mused my twenty-something daughter as she sat pondering her vote-at- home ballot. “Seems to me,” she went on, “ If people are in…