The Parental is Political Do you really know what the No Child Left Behind Act is all about? By Julie Marsh “I believe that children are our future
Teach them well and let them lead the way”
- “Greatest Love of All”, Whitney Houston, 1985
It’s easy for Whitney to sing about it. It’s even relatively easy for politicians...read more
Special Needs of the Gifted Child Exceptional minds have requirements, too. By Kristina Ashlock When we think of a child with special needs, we tend to think of a child who is autistic, has ADHD or suffers with dyslexia. Rarely does the gifted child come to mind. I don’t particularly like the term “gifted”, nor does my 8-year-old...read more
What's the Matter With Mommy? WHAT did you just call me?? By Kelley Cunningham The other night I was reading a book about starfish to my youngest. As we counted the starfish’s fingers or whatever they are, he corrected me.
“Mom, they’re not called starfish anymore. They are SEA STARS. Teacher said.”
"Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways." -- Samuel McChord Crothers
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