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Cell Phones in School: From the Teen’s View

by Jacob P. May 27th, 2009| Elementary, Teen Perspective, Teens
Recently, in my English class, we were discussing what the rules for cell phones in school should be. I believe that cell phones should be banned in school for they cause a multitude of problems.

Now, many parents believe students should carry cell phones in school because students need them for

A Day at the Beach

by Ronald A. Rowe May 21st, 2009| Helpful Hints
You do everything that you can to parent your child properly. You teach them the appropriate values, language, and manners. You try to be a role model in your speech, actions, and attitudes. But you can never completely shield them from the example set by others.

This point

My Learnings in Four Years of Being a Dad

by Gumer Liston May 19th, 2009| Preschool
I am now in my fourth year of being a dad, and I have learned some things that I would like to share with other dads who are just starting out . I am far from being the veteran dad with all the parenting wisdom; four years is too short

The Benefits of Kenpo

by Jacob P. May 16th, 2009| Teens
I come to you with only Karate, my empty hands. I have no weapons, but should I be forced to defend myself, my principles or my honor; should it be a matter of life or death, of right or wrong; then here are my weapons: Karate, my empty hands. These

Learning About Your Child’s Learning Style

by Gumer Liston May 14th, 2009| Preschool
Every child is unique and learns in a particular way. There arethree basic styles of learning: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Most children's learning styles are a combination of two or all of these basic styles. It is important to know your child's learning style to make it easier for you

A Comic Book Education

by Ronald A. Rowe May 12th, 2009| Helpful Hints
My son, Max, is in the second grade. Every day, he brings a book to read in the morning while he waits for class to begin. This is encouraged. Reading in all forms is encouraged. Except the day he dared to bring a comic book to

Even Closer Still

by Joe Lawrence May 7th, 2009| Pregnancy
My wife is my best friend...plain and simple. I have known her for over a third of my life and have been in love with her the entire time. Honestly, I love her more and more each day, month and year. Just when I thought we could never be closer

Teaching Your Child to Write

by Gumer Liston May 5th, 2009| Preschool
I learned to write long before I started going to school because my mother taught me how to do it. Now that I have a child of my own, I would like to do with him what my mother had done with me. I started teaching my son to write