Monthly Archives: January 2015

I was spanked and I’m fine…

My mother had a special spanking spatula. It was mostly used on mornings when we would not or could not leave the sweetness of our warm beds and come down to the kitchen for breakfast, and it was used mostly…

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A Year With the Tribe: A Passionate Teacher Speaks About Teaching Boys

@calvin and hobbes This interview is beyond interesting. I thought you might enjoy the read. It is characterized by the blogger as long , but time flew cause I was having fun. The Calvin and Hobbes comic additions are priceless.…

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Hey! Is Kindergarten Ready for You?

“Hey, I’m ready for you…I hope you’re ready for me..” ¬†muddy waters Kindergarten/early childhood has been under siege since the Back to Basics trend in the late 70’s and early 80’s. The common core thrust is particularly lethal, and has … Continue reading

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A “How to” on Respect

This is some parenting advice from John Petersen Psy. D. But I think it is the way that all social environments or classrooms for all ages from 3 to adult can be made into safe places for all people to … Continue reading

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Children Speak About How Spanking Feels To Them

There has been much swirling debate in social media about spanking…whether or not it is okay to do it, if it makes good parenting sense, if good parents do it…and today I learned that there are get-along shirts that encapsulate…

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