"I highly doubt a 2 day dressing-down alone will cure this child. She was using another child's "unfortunate" circumstances to further her own social status, and if you ask me, it will probably continue in some other form until…"
"We swaddled our little guy -- for too long actually. I think we quit doing it around 5 months. It was extremely valuable and I can't imagine not at least trying it on the next kid. That being said, I can't remember how tight his legs…"
"A member of my family lost her leg via amputation when she was a child, all because of complications associated with chickenpox. I have personally suffered through shingles and it is horribly painful. My child has been vaccinated; and if…"
"Reducing the speed limit is not the answer; providing drivers (first and foremost) and FHP/DOT personnel with accurate and timely information pertaining to dangerous driving conditions would allow everyone to respond in circumstantially appropriate…"
"When it comes to resolving conflicts on the playground, or anywhere else for that matter, it is my observation that it is *almost always* the parents who are the real troublemakers. But it sounds like there were some structural issues at play…"
"This reminds me of the rules that certain schools have regarding out-of-school birthday parties; either you invite the entire class or none of the class. When I see policies of this type, I can't help but think that they are made for the…"
"In general, I am concerned with the possibility that homework is being assigned to make up for deficiencies in the structure and utilization of class time. I first realized how much time was being wasted throughout the school day when I was in…"
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