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How my wife and I saved the lives of two very young children...

   There’s something about being the parent of Autistic children that makes one more aware of possible dangers that all children face.

This lesson was brought to our front door quite literally on Thursday (September 3, 2015) when my wife, son, stepson and I were leaving to go to the grocery store. 997 more words

Back to School

Lima Bean and I sit at the dining room table. She does and does not want help, does and does not want me to be there. 190 more words

Small Moments

It Takes a Village...

There is a lot of views on the quote, “it takes a village to raise a child” (thought to originate from an African proverb). Some would and have argued that it “doesn’t take a village, it takes a family” (Dole, 1996). 639 more words


32 Minutes Later

In 32 minutes Rachel Ray can make a meal. In 32 minutes a situation comedy can create, and resolve a problem or make you laugh until you cry. 2,456 more words

General Banter

Live and Let Live

This post will be one in what will hopefully be a series of posts about my thoughts on parenting, free speech in universities and schools, and the polarization of American society when it comes to education. 1,098 more words

Hillary Stills Wants "The Village" To Raise Our Kids

20 years ago, First Lady Hillary Clinton uttered perhaps her most memorable and politically-revealing declaration, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

Borrowed from… 719 more words

Our Economic Mess

It Takes a Village {to Raise a Child With Food Allergies}...And This One's Fantastic

Allergy parenting requires effort, practice, persistence and vigilance.

And like many parenting challenges, allergy parenting isn’t always an easy job.

Sometimes it is a lonely job… 933 more words