By Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.
Remember what it was like to be in school, afraid of the big bully in the neighborhood? The documentary Bully reignited the national dialogue about this challenge for kids, following several students and their families over the course of one school year.
Bullying is pervasive in our society today – research indicates that one in three children have been…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on May 18, 2012 at 2:41am — No Comments
The mystery of how I can wanna squeeze and hug our beastly goof of a dog one minute and then release him to a pack of hungry grizzlies the next continues to baffle me. Yes, Goatdog is doing his damnedest to make sure that our love-hate relationship doesn't die out too quickly. Sometimes he's my big, furry buddy, and then other times, he's a prickly thorn in my side…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 17, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments
This school year is coming to an end and we are limping across the finish line (in some cases, literally). Only two of my kids are in school, I can only imagine what it is going to be like when all three of them are. Which, as my six-year-old pointed out, will only be one more school year because then the one-year-old will be in a morning program for three days a week and begin taking dance classes. Oh, and as a bonus, my eight-year-old threw in the statement, "and you will be older then…Continue
Added by Audri McCready on May 16, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments
The beach. The boardwalk. The ghosts… All Sara wants is to be “normal,” but her paranormal abilities
make that difficult. And, now that she’s moving across the country to an old New Jersey shore town
filled with ghosts, things are getting worse. Because this time, she doesn’t just see the ghosts, she can
hear them, too. Find out more at…
Added by Sheila English on May 9, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
If you follow me on Twitter, you've probably been subjected to my bitching about third grade math from time to time. Call me crazy, but I'm just not a big fan of assignments that make make me feel dumber than my nine-year-old children. Cause right now, my kids think I know everything, and this math crap is totally starting to blow my cover!!!
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 9, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments
I recently took my 11 year old son for his yearly well visit with the pediatrician. At the end of the appointment, and after being assured all was indeed well, the doctor handed me a nifty little printout detailing the visit. The first page listed current height and weight, any labs and tests ordered, results from vision and hearing screening, and any follow up…Continue
Added by Rebecca Rodriguez-Brea on April 30, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments
** Apparently, it's ALWAYS my fault.
** Bollywood dancing is actually pretty darn fun.
** Dogs apparently CAN eat a whole bunch of chocolate and not die.
** Turns out that I am not Super Woman.
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 27, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments
** Half days of school are only awesome if you're a kid or a teacher. Or bat shit crazy.
** Birthdays are chock-full of calories.
** Sometimes it's better to pretend like you don't know your family.
** The front of my car is attracted to jackasses who don't drive the speed limit.
** Nothing says I love you quite…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 20, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments
On Monday morning, I awoke to find even bigger bags under my eyes and four new grey hairs at the crown of my head. I stared at my tired reflection in the mirror and thought, "Wow, is this REALLY what the next decade is gonna look like?" Here I was all prepared to rock my forties like a champ, but the day sure wasn't getting off to a very good…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 18, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments
I woke up this morning stressed about everything that I have to…Continue
Added by Cynthia Tolbert-Wilson on April 14, 2012 at 6:37am — No Comments
** It honestly wouldn't surprise me if I pulled a piece of Easter grass out of my ass at this point since that crap seems to be EVERYWHERE!!!!
** If you're a complete and total bitch, you should probably think twice about being a customer service rep. Just sayin'.
** Motherhood is totally interfering with my "Fifty Shades of Grey"…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 13, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments
Every family has their own morning routines, their own rhythms so to speak. Here is a look into ours!
Added by America's Next Top Mommy on March 16, 2012 at 12:42pm — No Comments
** If I ever turn up missing, a vineyard in Sonoma is most likely where you'll find me.
** My daughter thinks I was born in 1818. Seriously, she asked if that was my birth year. WTF?!
** Entirely too many people think they have the right of way.
** Elementary School Open House could also be referred to as Nuts on a Stick. …Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 24, 2012 at 8:09pm — No Comments
Don't you just love how candid kids can be? Especially when it comes at your own personal expense? Just think how awesome it would be if, as adults, we could say exactly what we think and have people chuckle and say how darn cute we are. Unfortunately, however, we'd most likely end up getting our asses kicked and be unfriended by every single person we know on Facebook.
Luckily, for my daughter, it's still pretty hilarious when she asks me why my boobs aren't "as big as…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 23, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments
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Added by luettgenshelley on February 15, 2012 at 5:58pm — No Comments
Parenthood, we have a problem. My sweet baby girl has gone off the deep end. Even though she's only eight years old, I'm seriously considering enrolling her in Maury Povich's boot camp. Or a chain gang. Or both. Cause seriously? This shit's gotta stop. The kid has been sent to the principal's office not once but TWICE in one week, and one of those times was on…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 15, 2012 at 1:27pm — No Comments
** Bloating and cramping are God's way of saying, "Sucks to be you!!!"
** Giselle Bundchen needs to be introduced to the wonderful world of duct tape.
** A rotten bag of mushrooms makes your…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 10, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments
Please feel free to visit my blog to read this post as well as some other homeschool related posts. Thank you for reading! http://www.sonshineclassicalacademy.blogspot.com
Ok, so on Saturday I had the opportunity to be a judge at the Inland Northwest Qualifier (3 States were represented) for the National Christian Forensics & Communications Association (NCFCA). Since both of my…Continue
Added by Kristie Doty on January 31, 2012 at 11:52pm — No Comments
I took on a volunteer position with one of my kids' schools this year and have been doing a pretty good job (if I say so myself).
Then I got sick. That was three weeks ago and I'm just now working on getting rid of my second (or is this one my third?) sickness. I hesitate to say "cold" too loudly because if it hears me, it might come running and lick me on the mouth. Again.
Read the rest of this blog at:…Continue
Added by America's Next Top Mommy on January 30, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments