As the NY Daily News put it: Parents Outraged After Principal Dumps Homework for more Playtime. As if only the time spent bending over worksheets is learning! Peter Gray, author of Free to Learn, explains on the […] See below. Hynes put his district where his mouth is, doubling recess.This is the kind of “safety tip” that enrages me: a vague warning that kids must never be trusted to do anything on their own because any kind of imperfect “choice” COULD lead to death and it COULD have been prevented if only YOU, the parent, never took your eyes off your them. Kids at his […] Fighting the belief that our children are in constant danger from creeps, kidnapping, germs, grades, flashers, frustration, failure, baby snatchers, bugs, bullies, men, sleepovers and/or the perils of a non-organic grape.I don’t recall summer camps being nearly as overprotective […] Maybe you have a favorite (and by favorite I mean most inane AND insane) parenting safety tip.My current fave, clipped from the Love And Marriage Blog, is an article tied to the first day of school.
Now, one Milwaukee alderman is so fed up, he's planning to use private security to do what he says police will not. Jaeger says he's been propositioned at least 10 times in his 15 years there. The church sits at 23rd and Greenfield, where the sex trade is routinely on display. They rip it up in an hour later they're back," Jaeger said.When John Sweeney made a TV documentary on the controversial church, he ended up followed, threatened by its leader, and on the wrong side of John Travolta.He tells his story – and asks what Katie Holmes can expect Sinister strangers in big SUVs following you around 24/7. Your own most private space invaded, your mind probed, your sanity questioned, your loved ones spied on. I would not want my children to be brought up in the Church of Scientology.Strangers spied on my wedding and knocked on the doors of my neighbours.In the end, I lost it, doing an impression of an exploding tomato.