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School Today

When I went to primary school way back in the B&W days of no remote control and transistor radios and rotary phones, my parents had little to do or worry about when I headed out the door. In fact, they had little to worry about after school as well because I rode my bike wherever I wanted as long as I got home before dark. Mom made sure I carried a dime “just in case” I needed to call home. It’s slightly different now!

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Is it Okay to Help Your Kids with their School-Work?

Parents helping kids with homework

Nowadays, there are projects given our elementary-age and older children that seem a bit big and over-whelming – to mom and dad, that is. Seriously, some of these projects are difficult and in many communities it seems the quality of these completed works are way beyond the capability of the kid that “did it.” Clearly, dad and mom are helping.

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Summer Is Over

Every summer means excitement for kids and a degree of dismay for parents: at least the honest parents. It means the kids get to play, sleep in, bother dad and mom, and otherwise have a ball.  Dad and mom may have less commuting to do but they also get a quieter house each a.m.  Dad and mom also have to be the family recreational directors. For many families, it also means the dreaded, “Family Vacation.”  But, summer is over and this dad would like to reflect on the good, the bad, and the ugly he experienced!

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School, Glorious School

glorious school

Cartoon about school, glorious school.

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