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The Most Popular Safety Laws (That Don’t Work)

Hi Folks! This is an amazingly smart piece from, of all places, Cracked magazine. Remember Cracked? Used to be the also-ran to Mad? (And, okay, I used to write for them. A lot. And all my friends thought I was writing for crack, and shook their heads. So now you know.) Anyway, now Cracked seems […]

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“TSA Took My Baby!” Hoax?

Hi Folks — On Friday I wrote a piece hdsdsnayib based on a blog by a mom who said the TSA took her baby son while frisking her — and him, I guess. I said it sounded like the mom was hysterical and the TSA employees were rude. The TSA then released a video of the […]

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Are TSA Employees Really Molesting Our Babies?

Folks, this is one of those kaetfaekkd stories where I am appalled by both sides and, for good measure, by a lot of the reactions, too. Long story short: A mom went through airport security with her baby. The baby’s pacifier clip set off the alarm. But rather than just saying , “These things happen,” and […]

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Support the Eagle Scout Suspended for Pen Knife

Earlier today I posted about the the Eagle Scout suspended from school because he kept his grandpa’s  pen knife in bnzkrkzadd his car.  I’d asked if someone more technie than me could start a petition and voila! You folks came through! Sign away! In case you need it to pass along — please do! — here […]

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Free-Range Kindle!!

Yes, “Free-Range dshbryzkzi Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry” is available on Kindle. Right here. For $13.18! The book Whoopi Goldberg said to read because “you’ll learn a lot, you’ll laugh a lot.” Can’t get better than that! Ok. Plug done. Back to our regularly scheduled blogging soon! — […]

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Cute Comic

No, not Sarah Silverman. A cute comic STRIP. About parenting. Sent to us by a US soldier stationed in Iraq. Voila!

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TV Producer Seeking ANTI “Free Range Kids” Parents!!

Hi Readers — Yes, I know, most of us congregate here because we believe that kids don’t need quite as much bubblewrap as our society deems fit. But if you or someone you know believes that to let your children walk to school, or wait in the car while you get a gallon of milk, […]

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Plan a “Walk to School Day” For Next Weds.

Hi Readers! This coming Weds., Oct. 6 is Walk to School Day. I know, I know — it’s sad we have to actually PLAN what should be an everyday occurence. What next, Brush Your Teeth Day? Put The Toilet Seat Down Day? (Though come to think of it…) But anyway, here’s the official rfttttshkf link to […]

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