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The iPhone Police: Quinquagenarian v. Teenage Son

How many government workers does it take to figure out how to restrict a teenager’s access on their iPhone?

I know, an new version of an old joke. 639 more words


The Swing Thing

Seven weeks ago tonight, Chris and I embarked on a new adventure. For the first time in both our lives, we attended a professional dance class. 586 more words



You know when you feel so angry that you need to shout, to scream!?
School. Education. The system.
I have had enough.

I am not the professional. 290 more words

Reaching For My Father

I raged at God this week and the complete unfairness of it all, much like a child rages about being asked to put down the game and come along to the grocery store. 1,075 more words


Parents in the Fray: A Principal’s Perspective on Families Confronting Each Other About Bullying

By Allison Wedell Schumacher

Believe me, I know the feeling: Your child looks up at you with that sweet, tear-stained face, chin wavering, and tells you she’s been bullied at school. 779 more words



As a busy lady, I am on a constant look out for easy weeknight options.  Anything that takes less than 30 minutes to make is a must-try in my book.  380 more words


Parenting: My Personal Struggle with Fear

When my daughter, my oldest child, was in preschool through elementary school, she was so spunky and smart with just enough stubbornness to call it determination mixed in. 575 more words