ADVERTISEMENT

FOLLOW US

OUR BLOG

Safety Tips to Prevent Your Dream Pool from Becoming a Nightmare

Whether it’s a cosy hot tub, a full-sized pool or something in between, having a private place to take a dip at home is one of life’s greatest luxuries. There is little that compares to shrugging off the day’s troubles with a few relaxing laps or a good book and the gentle massage of…

Why Every Family Needs Business-Level Internet Security

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Every day it becomes easier and easier to hack websites, blogs, home networks, and phones. Nothing seems to be immune from malicious digital attacks, but you can make it harder for them to get in. 

We've been testing the…

OUR DAILY PINS

Advertisements

 

Like every other parent in America, I sent my kids off to school yesterday morning with a giant lump in my throat.  The horrific events of Friday's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School were at the forefront of my mind as I hugged each of my twins as tightly as I could.  A small part of me even wished they were sick so they could stay safe at home with me.  However, the other part of me knew that normalcy was about the best thing that could happen in their innocent little nine year old lives.

 

My husband and I had told my son and daughter over the weekend about what had happened in Connecticut, but we purposely chose to leave out many of the details.  Our main objective was just to let them know that they could come to us with ANY questions or concerns they might have.  Cause God knows what they'd hear from their friends at school or from the media.  Surprisingly, and thankfully, they seemed to be unaffected.

 

I, on the other hand, have been absolutely sick to my stomach.  This is so not the world I had envisioned for my children.  While I try so very hard to believe that most people are inherently good, I know that there are sick, sick people out there that can and will do harm.  And as much as I'd like to roll my kids in bubble wrap and protect them from all that evil, sadly, I cannot.  I HAVE to trust our teachers and our educators to do the very best they can to keep them out of harm's way.  And I know that they will.

 

Every fiber of my heart aches for all those Sandy Hook parents who have to take part in the unimaginable task of burying their sweet little babies.  Nobody should EVER have to experience that kind of horror.  And I pray that this latest senseless attack will inspire us as a nation to actually DO something about it.  All this unnecessary violence needs to stop.  Mental health care needs to be seriously examined.  Cause I don't know about you, but I want a MUCH, much better world for my kids.

Views: 31

Comment

You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

Comment by Susan Kimber-Skeete on December 18, 2012 at 11:34pm

I agree. We deserve a much better world for our children.

© 2017   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service