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Gloomy April and Culture Shock

It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post–sorry about that. I’ve been busy getting to know Daegu a little better, and I’ve been going crazy with my schoolwork! 1,601 more words

Expat

Can we really be prepared for this?

Around 7:00 pm the other night, I got an automated call from my daughter’s school. It was a message informing parents that the following day, the school would be practicing an emergency drill. 679 more words

Parenting

We Need To Teach Boys Not To Shoot Up Schools

I was browsing some totally kickass, progressive sites such as xoJane and Jezebel, sipping from a morning cup of steaming empowerment, when I, like, saw this click bait article from one of those websites that’s totally just trying to get clicks by using outrageous headlines. 594 more words

I Am Adam Lanza's Father

The father of the Sandy Hook, CT school shooter, Peter Lanza, has had the terrible task of dealing with the enormity of his son’s actions. He decided to speak about this with Andrew Solomon  1,327 more words

Commentary

Mental Health Begins in Nursery School

When my son arrived home, he asked his two toddlers if they’d had  “a terrible, horrible, disgusting day that they didn’t want to talk about.” Through giggles, they answered they’d had each had a good day, and happily shared what they did in school and on the playground. 392 more words

Writing

Some $22 million used to increase security in Raytown School District

RAYTOWN, Mo. — What happened in Pittsburgh can happen anywhere. So we took a look at security measures at a school closer to home.

Fifth grade teacher, Kelly Rohlfsen, is in charge of the lives of 30 students and she doesn’t take that lightly. 224 more words

News