Category Archives: Parenthood

15 years later and I’m still searching for the instruction manual that I’m certain the hospital sent home with my daughter.

Gun Control May Not Be THE Answer to the Child Shooting Pandemic

The Valerie Strauss article published in the Washington Post this past February identified over 44 school shootings since Newtown. A chilling reality prompting many to call, née scream, for tighter gun control laws. (Read it here: Washington Post Article) Many … Continue reading

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DCF-The Frightening Reality of the Florida State Mob Punishing Parents and Pulling Favors

I’ve never seen DCF move so quickly….and without probable cause. This case was a terrifying jolt of reality. This week, a family was ambushed by the Florida Dept. Of Children and Families (DCF). The DCF mafia, under investigation and responsible … Continue reading

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Porn, the Media, and Raising a Daughter – Tweets with a Professor

I had the (uncomfortable) pleasure of engaging in a Twitter debate with Mark Sawyer, PhD., a Professor in the UCLA Department of Political Science Bunche Center for African American Studies today after his appearance as a commentator on the O’Reilly … Continue reading

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Parents worry about what their children are doing with devices they bought them

This is an ONGOING debate with my teenager. Kids confuse their “right to privacy” with a “right to endanger themselves.”

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American Mothers Losing Custody (and other Punishments for Being a Girl)

Mothers across the US are losing their parental rights in the family court system in unprecedented numbers, as women are forced to make a heartbreaking decision:  work and feed their children, or be a full-time mother and watch their children … Continue reading

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On Parental Responsibility (or, How to Avoid Raising Marxists in America)

As parents, we have many responsibilities.  We need to feed and clothe our children, make sure they get to school on time and study hard.  We are hopeful that they excel academically and maybe even athletically or artistically.  As parents, … Continue reading

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