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How To Stand Up: UT Citizens Have Means to Influence Ed Policy



Joan Landes of Utah has launched ActionforToday.Wordpress.Com, a site where you can spend five minutes or five dollars to make a difference.  314 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers

Parenting is Risky Business

[Yesterday, I was invited to testify before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee on a bill related to Child Protective Services. The sponsor pulled the bill from consideration while I was en route – this post is adapted from the comments I prepared for that hearing]. 777 more words


My rights as a mother

On May 22 2015 my husband at the time came to get our 3 daughters for summer vacation. He hadn’t been around much in 2 years. 262 more words
Desperate Mommy

I will be supporting House Bill 50 Veto Override Today!

Today, in the House, there will be an attempt at overriding Governor Markell’s veto of House Bill 50, Parent Opt Out bill. I will be voting yes to the override. 76 more words

Video: Elder M. Russell Ballard / World Congress of Families - "Respect the Liberty of Parents in the Moral and Religious Education of Their Children"

Elder M. Russell Ballard’s keynote speech a few weeks ago at the World Congress of Families pointed out that sometimes, schools and school systems make decisions that are a direct assault on the role of parents in raising their children.   62 more words

Parents' Rights

The Hardest Road

Almost every week there is some Conference or seminar promoting evidenced based birth . Or someone is screaming that some procedure or other is not  “evidenced based”. 894 more words

Gentle Birth

Unintended Consequences Part 2

A few days ago I posted about the dangers of ” laboring down”. That practice is often done when women have epidurals in the hospital and the cervix is completely dilated. 599 more words

Gentle Birth