How would you punish your kid if you caught them doing “it” with someone or doing “it” to themselves? Okay, I’m assuming you are talking about having sex. Sex is not a dirty word and one that children should learn at a young age, as well as “pleasuring” and “masturbation” At the same time theyContinue reading “Questions from Quora: “It””
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Magnetic Poetry: Morning Dreams
I love using word magnets to write poetry… just grabbing some words and turning them into a poem. Sometimes they only make sense to me. Maybe, sometimes, they resonate with someone else. I’ve used online magnetic poetry sites, but I also have a magnetic board and sets of word magnets that I can write withContinue reading “Magnetic Poetry: Morning Dreams”
Question from Quora: Homeschooling
Why is homeschooling considered bad? It’s not. What is important is the reason for homeschooling. Before making the decision to homeschool, make a list of WHY you want to do this. Is it because the child’s needs are not being met at a traditional school, either public or private? Some parents do it because theyContinue reading “Question from Quora: Homeschooling”
Chris Rock and Will Smith
I didn’t watch the Oscars, but I sure heard about the altercation between Chris Rock and Will Smith afterward and tons of opinions on both sides. Some people believed that Chris Rock was wrong, and others thought that Will Smith was wrong. But this is not a situation of either/or. I think they both wereContinue reading “Chris Rock and Will Smith”
Question from Quora: Kid’s Laundry
My son (13 years old) wants to start doing his own laundry and buying his own detergent. As a parent, what would be your response to this? My response and even better answers to this question: My kids started doing their own laundry when they were 12. They also learned how to properly wash dishes,Continue reading “Question from Quora: Kid’s Laundry”
Quora Question: As a teacher, what was the most inappropriate thing you’ve seen a parent do that is harmful for their child in the long run?
When I was working at a middle school, we had a boy brought into the office because he was bullying and abusing smaller and younger boys. He was told to sit in a chair next to the vice principal’s office while his parents were called. Within 20 minutes, the boy’s father stormed into the officeContinue reading “Quora Question: As a teacher, what was the most inappropriate thing you’ve seen a parent do that is harmful for their child in the long run?”
Quora Question: How did you raise a child to eat what was in front of them and not ask for a separate meal from the rest of the family?
My answer: I just recently posted something on Facebook on this very topic prompted by an article I read (I’ll link the article at the end), so I just share what I said there.. ******** When I had the daycare (and this rule applied to my own kids as well), I made a variety ofContinue reading “Quora Question: How did you raise a child to eat what was in front of them and not ask for a separate meal from the rest of the family?”
Bloguarany 8 What do you like most about your writing? I wasn’t quite sure how to interpret this question. What do I like about the things I write about? Or what do I like about my ability to write? So, I’ll answer from both perspectives. Since I was a little girl, I’ve been “called” toContinue reading “Writing”
Trying to do more of these things this year. But there are some people and things that I’m just not ready to forgive and forget yet.
The Meaning of the Christmas Song “12 Days of Christmas”
It’s just barely the beginning of December, and already I’ve seen three posts that claim that the song “The 12 Days of Christmas” is a Christian code for Biblical teachings. This has been going around online for about 25 years. Just because someone posts it and insists that they found it on the Internet doesn’tContinue reading “The Meaning of the Christmas Song “12 Days of Christmas””