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My Mother's Day Journey

My daughter next to the Cinderella Wishing Well in Magic Kingdom.

For many years I hated Mother’s Day. I thought my body hated me, God hated me, and life was just not fair. 404 more words

Koolaidmoms

Raising Independent Children

As a new parent, I aim to have my son, or future children, to be life smart more than being academically performing.

I myself, has been raised by my parents to be independent since far back as my memory begins. 1,126 more words

Thoughts

I am astonished at those who are unfazed by the prospect of child raising. – Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids, Meghan Daum

Book Quotes

Waiting, Watching, Thinking

Waiting

“We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.” __ Voltaire

Waiting is not what we usually think. It is true that standing in long lines, sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic, and waiting for the end of a long hard day, all constitute forms of “waiting.” Whether or not such forms of waiting end up being a waste of our time is up to us.

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Self-Teaching

The Importance of Inoculating Against Groupthink

Groupthink is a Mass Contagion Disease

One of the first scholars of “groupthink” was Irving Janis, a research psychologist at Yale and professor emeritus at UC Berkeley. 874 more words

Dangerous Child

Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules: Antidote to Chaos

All children should be trained along the lines of Peterson’s 12 rules, but Dangerous Children in particular. This valuable book unlocks a treasure trove of deep learning and insight which required Peterson decades of study and struggle to uncover and elucidate. 525 more words

Education

Chicago Tribune Columnist Wants to Outlaw Spanking

Chicago Tribune columnist, lifestyle expert, and purveyor of deep thoughts, Heidi Stevens, is taking singer Kelly Clarkson to task  for Clarkson’s admission that she spanks her children. 1,049 more words