Tag Archives: Parents Rule

Manziel is a Teaching Tool, Parents

Johnny Manziel.  Johnny Football. Parents, here is a good case to use as a teaching moment for more than one reason–but mostly for inappropriate behavior. Yes, he won the Heisman Trophy last year.  Personally I am opposed to giving such … Continue reading

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Can You Put Your Feet Beside Your Ears and Scratch Your Butt?

Last week I started an exercise program–not sure why.  Well, yes I am.  My daughter in law does it (the one next to me in this photo that weighs less than 100 lbs.–the other beautiful lady is another daughter in law–this was … Continue reading

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Parenting: Who Made You the Expert?

Mayim Bialik, an actress who played Blossom in the hit sitcom several years ago and now plays on The Big Bank Theory hit the news with her announcement that she was tired of people arguing with her about her choice … Continue reading

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Stay at Home or Work?

There has been much debate on the subject of whether moms should stay home or work in their profession after the children come.  It has been hotly debated in the media.  Moms have struggled with the dilemma for decades.  It seems … Continue reading

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Electronics Have Replaced Mom and Dad at the Dinner Table

I have copied this post with permission.  It was written by Mary Jo Rapini and is an insightful and important statement about family.  Pat I was out for dinner last week. My husband and I went to a family restaurant we … Continue reading

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Dan Marino and Other Fallen Idols

In the news this week is a story about Dan Marino and his love child. And you are asking, “What makes this a subject for parents on this blog?” That is a legitimate question.  Personally, it seems this should only … Continue reading

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Is Your Family Prepared for an Emergency?

September is Emergency Preparedness Month. So I am asking…if you woke up to a blizzard, what would you do? What is the first thing you would do in this emergency? Do you have a plan? Where would you go if you had to leave home … Continue reading

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Find Your Greatness

Recently someone asked me what I liked about the Olympics.  Having spent some time thinking about it, I realized that I not only like the sports.  Sometimes, best parts for me are the back stories–the challenges overcome, the hopes and dreams realized, … Continue reading

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What Is True Freedom?

The other day I was listening to Bob Marley’s original version of Redemption Song.  If you haven’t heard it, do yourself a favor and listen to it closely.  He was singing about freedom from slavery, but the message is greater than … Continue reading

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REMEMBER and GIVE THANKS

This is Memorial Day weekend.  What do you know about it that you can share with your children to help them understand what it is we are remembering on this day?  So many people use the words “celebrate Memorial Day” … Continue reading

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