Tag Archives: children

Little Readers: Ideas to help guide your children to love reading

I have always been an avid reader. As a child, both my parents read to me everynight.  I’m constantly reminded of this when my mother points at me and says “You better be reading to those kids everynight”.  As I grew, what I loved changed from dinosaurs, to Fear Street books, to books about talking animals, to fantasy.  Books were […]

The destruction of the NFL’s brand

In this post, I talked about the values of the NFL and how they penalize their players.  In the post, I was annoyed and outraged by the fact that cheating led to a more serious penalty then domestic assault drug abuse, and animal abuse.  I questioned what the NFL truly valued. Many responded with the fact […]

When your child’s safety becomes less of a priority than how long summer break is.

“I’m sorry, when a child’s safety becomes less of a priority than how long summer break is or isn’t, then we have a problem…” states one concerned parent from Morill, Maine. As a parent, nothing is more important to me than my child’s safety.   Sure, I hate snow days just as much as the next […]

An Open Letter to Parents: Appreciating the “Juggle”

Dear Parents, Let’s talk about the juggle. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Whether you are a parent or not, we all have to juggle multiple responsibilities in order to get what needs to be done… done. As a parent, you are now adding someone who is looking to you. And that’s when […]