safety

Not Vaccinating Your Kid? Thanks for Being Part of the Problem!

Recently, the Center for Disease Control released a report stating there was a 300% spike in individuals getting infected with measles. You can read the full report at https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html . As a parent and as a former Superintendent of Schools, I find this incredibly disturbing. It is my opinion that this 300% spike could have […]

The Real Dangers of Childhood: How Do We Help People See Them?

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“I walked or biked to school for years, but my children don’t. I worry about the road. I worry about strangers. You can start to imagine evil on every corner. I do think they’re missing out. But I like to be able to see them, to know where they are and what they are doing,”stated […]

Hiding Behind Screens

A lot of people give me grief when I tell them I don’t watch MSNBC or Fox News. Where do I most go? Either NPR or the BBC. I like NPR because of its neutrality (if there even is such a thing anymore), and I like the BBC because of the global perspective. A few […]