Do Not Substitute Anarchy for Rule of Law

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When I began this blog, I firmly believed that I would not succumb to making political commentaries on the media frenzy of the day. I’d stick to sound (and almost always spot on) advice on raising thy children. What I’ve … Continue reading

The Lost Knowledge of Citizenship

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Today- the day after yet another election- and the day I sit drinking coffee with a hint of vinegar from a descaling event that didn’t go as planned- I ponder last night’s historic events with wonder and amazement that, yet again, … Continue reading

My 2 Cents on Texas Textbooks and Related Nonsense

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Now that I am “retired” from teaching, I think it proper to do what retired teachers do- complain about education. And it’s fitting that what irks me most about public school at the moment just happens to also be at … Continue reading

Empathy Boost Your Selfish Kid

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This list is a piggy-back to my last post (see HERE), when a fight with a grocery cart led to a revelation on just how empathy-deficient we have become in America. My revelation further led to some unscientific (re: Google) … Continue reading

Dear Teacher, From Parent:

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Dear Teacher, I am your student’s parent. I know that she’ll have plenty of teachers along her path in education, but there’s only one me. I’m the most important influence in her life, or at least I’d like to think … Continue reading