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  • Mom’s PSA About Not Making Her Kids Share Should Be Required Reading For All Parents

    04/30/2017 9:09:37 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 37 replies
    ScaryMommy.com ^ | Maria Guido
    Mom’s post about not making her son share all the time goes viralShare! Make sure you share! You have to share! This message is pounded into our brains our entire lives isn’t it? But, why? Is it really necessary to teach kids to share all the time? Are we even thinking about the message we’re sending, or just repeating a mantra we’ve been told our entire lives, too?Alanya Kolberg was at the park with her son, Carson, last week. He brought a few action figures to share with a friend he was meeting. As soon as they got to the...
  • Go See Sinatra

    03/01/2017 6:14:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2017 | Terry Jeffrey
    "You're going without me?" My not-yet-6-year-old daughter stood resolutely between us and the door. "Yes," I said. "Your mom and I need to go." "Without me?" "We only have two tickets." "Why?" My profoundly puzzled daughter asked this question in complete sincerity. The story that answers it began several weeks before that moment of familial crisis in a midtown Manhattan hotel. I was driving to work one March morning in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. -- listening to talk radio. The lead local news story that day had nothing to do with politics or government but had global significance. Seventy-eight-year-old...
  • Almost 40 per cent of all young adults are living with their parents hitting a 75-year high[tr]

    12/22/2016 6:28:22 AM PST · by kevcol · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 21, 2016 | Regina F. Graham
    For the last 10 years, the number of millennials who have failed to move out of their parents or grandparents homes has climbed steadily, according to new data. Nearly 40 per cent of young adults are either living with their parents or other relatives, which is the highest point in over seven decades, new data from real estate analytics company Trulia states. This is the highest point in 75 years where young adults have just stayed at home with no plans on moving out. The only other time in American history where the share has been higher was back in...
  • Cyberbullying Pushed Texas Teen To Commit Suicide, Family Says

    12/02/2016 9:42:39 AM PST · by Steelfish · 49 replies
    CBSNews ^ | December 2, 2016
    December 2, 2016 Cyberbullying Pushed Texas Teen To Commit Suicide, Family Says TEXAS CITY, Texas -- Family members of a Houston-area high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying. Brandy Vela’s family says cyberbullying pushed the 18-year-old over the edge, leading her to shoot herself in the chest Tuesday afternoon at the family’s Texas City home as family members watched. Her father, Raul Vela, said she had been receiving abusive text messages for months from bullies using an untraceable smartphone application. Her father said someone made a fake Facebook page of her, creating another cyberbullying...
  • Mother Punishes Son For Supporting Donald Trump

    11/11/2016 10:59:31 AM PST · by FR_addict · 75 replies
    Just a little boy! This is a sickening video that shows how extreme the left is.
  • Haverford School headmaster placed on leave after alleged assault

    10/12/2016 4:52:40 PM PDT · by South Hawthorne · 26 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | October 12, 2016 | Mari A. Schaefer
    The Haverford School's headmaster has been placed on leave after being charged with simple assault stemming from an alleged altercation with his son after finding marijauna in his backpack. [SNIP]Nagl confiscated the drugs and his son’s cell phone as punishment but later found the phone was missing when he went to show his estranged wife the drugs. He confronted his son who refused to turn over the phone. Nagl then physically took the phone from his son's hands and walked away when the son “re-engaged” in an altercation, according to court documents...
  • Parenting Magazine Warns ‘Blond, Cheerful’ Families Dangerous, Likely Right Wing (Germany)

    09/25/2016 5:48:02 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/25/2016
    Parenting magazine Baby & Family has told readers to beware of families who are “inconspicuous” and “cheerful”, as these warning signs indicate they are right wing and thus “dangerous”. Depicted with illustrations featuring solely blonde women and children, the report says ordinary parents must take action against right-wing families and make clear that their ideology has no place in the world. Asserting that the term “right wing” “stirs up anxiety” and brings to mind “burning refugee homes”, skinheads, and the National Socialist Underground (NSU) group who carried out a string of violent attacks on foreign people, Baby & Family notes...
  • Why Spanking Does Not Work | Elizabeth Gershoff and Stefan Molyneux

    09/03/2016 8:24:21 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 184 replies
    YouTube ^ | Published on You Tube on September 3, 2016 | Stefan Molyneux
    New studies have failed to find even a single positive benefit to spanking children and a near endless amount of horrible effects. Dr. Elizabeth Gershoff joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss her latest study, refuting the common pro-spanking arguments, why social justice warriors have nothing to do with less aggressive parenting, associating love with physical abuse and ending the escalating cycle of violence in relationships. Dr. Elizabeth Gershoff is a developmental psychologist, in addition to being a Faculty Research Associate and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences at University of Texas at Austin. She recently published a revolutionary new...
  • Pediatricians putting new focus on how violence, other problems affect children's lives

    08/30/2016 6:39:21 PM PDT · by Coleus · 4 replies
    bergen record ^ | August 29, 2016 | KARA YORIO
    Violence, racism, intolerance and religious bigotry made headlines this summer and the American Academy of Pediatrics took notice. These issues are impacting children and the organization wants to address the societal problems proactively with kids and their families.“We need to talk more about this, definitely,” said Dr. Sylvia Blaustein of St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson. “I think everybody should be discussing these issues because of what’s going on nationally and internationally.”  The AAP was pushed to action in early July after shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas. It announced an initiative aimed at addressing gun violence as...
  • Benjamin Spock and Amy Chua: Two Disaster for our children

    08/09/2016 6:12:30 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 25 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Hey everyone I'm having fun on my vacation with my family, we've done a lot this summer and I know many of you wanted some good articles and I felt compelled to do this particular article about Amy Chua for a while. In fact I've meant to do this several months ago but for whatever reason I never did. That changed while in California. California has the tenth worst education system in the country. Public school teachers especially in California really don't give a damn about our kids... They take our money, raise our kids to be commies, illiterates and...
  • 'Transgender' mom and dad: The next wave of LGBT propaganda coming to schools?

    06/23/2016 11:14:29 AM PDT · by massmike · 34 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 06/23/2016 | n/a
    Father's Day propaganda. Boston Globe photo of "transgender dad" at work. The incoherent war on truth continues. On Father’s Day the Boston Globe, the major newspaper in New England, featured a lavish front-page article about a father who had “transitioned to a female”. There was an accompanying article by his son – a Boston Globe videographer – who describes that he is now accepting his father’s new “gender” after years of horrible anguish that even caused the son to change his last name. The articles are laden with sentiments of “tolerance” and “acceptance.” But they can’t avoid mentioning the years...
  • Lesbian ‘Gender Non-Conforming’ Couple Tries to Force Son to Have ‘Queer’ Gender Relationship

    06/20/2016 7:26:40 PM PDT · by massmike · 51 replies
    mrctv.org ^ | 06/20/2016 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    A lesbian couple featured in a BuzzFeed video on “gender non-conforming” parenting is trying to force their son to have a “queer” relationship with his gender despite his protests. “It’s really funny, because he’s like super into sports,” Michelle said. “Maybe he was like an Olympic athlete in his past life. He like, came with all of these sporting talents that are like visible at 17 months. That’s what Dashiell liked growing up. She easily relates to him on that level.” “I’m constantly like trying to queer my relationship with him and get him to wear tutus. He hates it....
  • UN Wants Parents Who Spank or Smack Children Jailed

    06/18/2016 4:54:59 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 30 replies
    The New American ^ | 6/17/2016 | Alex Newman
    The United Nations wants parents who physically discipline their children with smacks or spankings to be thrown behind bars and have their families torn to shreds by government. Of course, the “Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children,” Marta Santos Pais, did not put it quite that explicitly. But that is an accurate description of the UN bureaucrat's demands, as issued in a series of official statements posted on the UN's website this month. It is also part of the global agenda to destroy parental rights, as envisioned in the UN Convention on the Rights of the...
  • Harambe, the Japanese Boy, Sue Klebold, and Parental Responsibility

    06/08/2016 11:31:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 8, 2016 | Danisha Goska
    I've read variations of these posts maybe a hundred times by now: You can't judge Michelle Gregg, the mother of Isaiah Dickerson, the three year old boy who climbed into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo.Young children move quickly.  She could have looked away for just a second.She did nothing wrong.  She bears no responsibility.  It's hard being a parent.Parenting is the hardest and most important job in the world.  Nobody can judge parents.  Parents never do anything wrong, and they are not responsible even when they do.  So shut up.One day my attention slipped for one minute and...
  • Florida Mom, Off-Duty Deputy Thwart Abduction of 13-Year-Old Girl in Store, Police Say

    06/08/2016 1:14:44 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    Good morning america/Yahoo ^ | June 8, 2016 | Brian Mcbride
    Surveillance video captured a dramatic scene inside a Florida convenience store where a man allegedly attempted to kidnap a 13-year-old girl, according to police. Suspect Craig Bonello entered the store Tuesday and grabbed the teen, who was shopping with her mother, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office said. Bonello, 30, can be seen on a surveillance video pulling the girl by her arms and dragging her to the front door, police said of the midday incident, which happened about 80 miles west of Orlando. Sheriff Jeff Dawsy said Bonello was "intentionally shopping around the girl and seen stretching on the video."...
  • In Brock Turner’s home town, we’re raising kids who are never told ‘no’

    06/08/2016 9:03:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 8, 2016 | Kate Geiselman
    An alternate version of the Brock Turner sexual assault story has been spinning in my imagination since last January, when I first heard of his arrest. In my version, he recognizes that what happened on Stanford’s campus behind that dumpster was rape. He comes to understand that intoxication is not consent. He takes responsibility for his violent “action” that irreparably harmed another human being, instead of blaming them on alcohol. Rather than spending a year and a half honing his story, making excuses and lawyering up, he pleads guilty. He looks his victim squarely in the eyes and says, “I’m...
  • Fox apologizes for 'X-Men' ads showing a strangled Jennifer Lawrence 4 months later

    06/05/2016 3:54:47 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 62 replies
    Fox has apologized for promoting X-Men: Apocalypse with images of Jennifer Lawrence's character Mystique being strangled by Oscar Isaac's Apocalypse with the tagline: "Only the strong will survive." "In our enthusiasm to show the villainy of the character Apocalypse we didn't immediately recognize the upsetting connotation of this image in print form," Fox said in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter Friday. ... New York blogger EV Grieve posted a photo of the poster last month above a subway station in Manhattan that had been covered with eight pieces of paper that read: "This violence in my kid's face is...
  • Killing of gorilla to save boy at Ohio zoo sparks outrage

    05/29/2016 2:38:41 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 140 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 29, 2016 | Barbara Goldberg
    The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape's enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice. More than 2,000 people signed a petition on Change.org that sharply criticized the Cincinnati Police Department and the zoo for putting down the animal and called for the child's parents to be "held accountable for their actions of not supervising their child." Cincinnati police on Sunday said the parents had not been charged, but that charges could eventually be sought by...
  • (Cincinnati) Zoo: Gorilla killed after dragging boy who fell into exhibit; child hospitalized

    05/28/2016 4:42:31 PM PDT · by xzins · 147 replies
    WCPO ^ | 28 May 16 | WCPO Staff
    CINCINNATI – A gorilla was killed after it dragged a 3-year-old boy that fell into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Saturday, Zoo Director Thane Maynard said. The boy was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. Police and EMTs were called to the zoo at about 4 p.m. for reports that a gorilla was "slamming the child into the wall." Maynard said the boy crawled through a barrier and landed in the moat. He was walking and splashing. Harambe, a 17-year-old male gorilla weighing more than 400 pounds, picked up the boy, Maynard said....
  • Children destroy valuable artwork while visiting gallery

    05/28/2016 11:01:25 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 119 replies
    telegraph.co.uk/ ^ | 05/25/2016
    hould children be allowed in art galleries? In 2014 Jake Chapman caused a minor furore, and prompted a lot of column inches, when he said that taking kids to galleries was a “waste of time”. He told The Independent parents were "arrogant" for thinking their children could understand artists like Jackson Pollock or Mark Rothko, adding "children are not human yet". The two children in this video, which has been going viral in recent days, clearly couldn’t give a hoot what Jake Chapman has to say about their appreciation of art. ... And as their parents look on, filming their...