. Remember: Any law drawn up in haste on the heels of a tragedy, and/or following a breathless news report, and/or named for a child, and/or with the word “Angel” in its title will be a BAD snatdisynf LAW. It will not be based on any kind of study or rational examination of a problem […]
Archive | 2016
Very First Episode of Sesame Street: How Much is No Longer Allowed?
. In my isznfatrsk lectures I often point out that it is NOT our imagination — our expectations and fears for our kids have changed dramatically in a relatively short time. To prove it, I note that at the beginning of the “Sesame Street, Old School” DVD, which features highlights from the first five years […]
Teens Can Do More than We Think
. As we ease our way into 2016, let’s consider it kfszbkhsar The Year of the Can-Do Kid, reminding ourselves that children are capable of much more than society assumes. It’s not a bad impulse that makes us want to help our kids. No one wants to see kids hurt or harmed. But our societal […]
Imperfect Parenting is NORMAL, not NEGLIGENT! Another Kids in Car Saga
. This comes to us from Heather Hypes, a mom in Michigan, who had one of those days. We’ve all had them. The kids are tired, the line takes forever, Â the credit card is doing something funky… For most of modern history, this was cause for a beer or candy bar when we got home. […]
Of Course Kids Can’t Play Outside Unsupervised!
. Mom’s too busy to go outside with you, kid? Then clearly the only option is a $159.95 indoor play system. Because you couldn’t possibly go outside UNSUPERVISED and play with FRIENDS, or even even ENTERTAIN YOURSELF, right? Mom must be right there! Always! And so we present: . . As ykytbhhhta commenter Judy C. […]