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Differences between TX and Swedish kids

My friend Erin in Texas told me that she and her kids spent the morning in their yard hunting a possum with a baseball bat. 18 more words


Three Things That Teachers Are Expected To Do (2007)

1. Teach.

2. Grade papers.

3. Act appropriately.
Proper role models are more important than ever-
As we continue on with this nation’s child-raising endeavor.



A Wizard Did It

This morning as I drove Zachosaurus to school at 7am:

Zachosaurus: Daddy, why is the moon still out?

Dadosaurus: (digging deep into his stone age science class knowledge) When there is a full moon the moon is exactly opposite of the Sun. 227 more words


It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Apparently. To use one of my favourite quotes EVER:

“Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address…” – You’ve Got Mail… 406 more words

Half-bird, half... bird.

Every time we get into the Honda elephant Dad hurries to turn on the radio or some jazz. He might eagerly mention the turkeys, or the traffic, but it is futile. 626 more words


If You Are Still In Need of Some Parental Advice...

As my 11-year old son prepared for his first day as a sixth grader, I had begun to think about what I’ve done as a parent to get him to this stage. 2,486 more words

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