Monthly Archives for September 2012

Stacy: Ann Coulter, Ann Coulter, Ann Coulter…

So before I begin this rant, I’ll start off by telling a little known truth: I actually like Ann Coulter. … Continue reading

29. September 2012 by Stacy Washington
Categories: Common Sense, Cool Women, Media | 15 comments

Lynn: The Feds Are Officially Up Our A** Now!

We’ve been warned by many a conservative media source about the dangers of the government getting too involved in our … Continue reading

29. September 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: Healthcare, Obama, Politics | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Five questions about kids and media

This week I gave a parenting talk based on my book Bringing Up GEEKS (Genuine, Enthusiastic Kids): Protecting Your Kid’s … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Parenting, Values | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Carol: Women Who Love Dogs Who Love Children . . .

I feel for this woman, Hinda Mandell. She is 32-years-old, still childless by choice, and she loves, loves, looooves her … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Carol Liebau
Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ursula: A plea to Ann Coulter

Our side needs warriors. We absolutely must have folks who brush away Twitter trolls with a snort, who belly laugh … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
Categories: Common Sense, Cool Women, Family, Media, Politics | 8 comments

Elizabeth: 5 Reasons Not To “Hold Your Nose” On Election Day

Are you a PASSIONATE Mitt Romney fan?  Didn’t think so – not many people are.  Mitt Romney has failed to … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Elizabeth Vale
Categories: Obama, Politics, Uncategorized | 3 comments

Lori: Three questions for prospective parents

They are the three questions that every man and woman considering having a child should answer. They are the questions … Continue reading

27. September 2012 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Family, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Ursula: Can a NYC liberal please explain?

I like to think of myself as an ethical conservative independent, which means that I truly try hard – very … Continue reading

27. September 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Education, Family, Parenting | Leave a comment

Lynn: Students Fight Back Against First Lady’s Starvation Program

Before you send your children off to school in the morning, make EXTRA sure they are getting DOUBLE the servings … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: Uncategorized | 1 comment

Betsy: This blog got me unfriended

This evening, while sitting on RA duty scrolling through funny internet pictures of wildlife animals, I came across a particularly … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Betsy Hicks
Categories: Politics, Values, Young Adults | Tags: | 5 comments

Carol: More on Kindergarten Testing

Last night, I wrote a post titled — with elegant subtlety! – “Kindergarten testing is insane.”  Here’s why I have … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Carol Liebau
Categories: Education, Parenting, Values | 1 comment

Marybeth: Look out for eroding of parental authority

It’s been an eventful week at the intersection of parenting and politics, that busy corner where decision-making often is affected … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Family, Freedom, Parenting, Sex, Values | 1 comment

Stacy: Voices Without a Vote

This video speaks for itself.  Please share it on your networks liberally: Amazing…  

26. September 2012 by Stacy Washington
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Freedom, Young Adults | 1 comment

Carol: Kindergarten “Testing” Is Insane

So now there is a nationwide movement to “test” kindergarteners to assess who may be “falling behind.” If these “tests” … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Carol Liebau
Categories: Common Sense, Education, Parenting, Politics | 1 comment

Marijo: The Politics of Chocolate Syrup

The unintended consequences of the nanny state are teaching kids to be enterprising, free-thinkers (gasp!). I’m guessing that’s not what … Continue reading

25. September 2012 by Marijo Tinlin
Categories: American Teens, Education | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Elizabeth: Should truancy = fines and jail time?

When it came time to decide on my daughter’s schooling, I  struggled.  I looked at all the options available to … Continue reading

25. September 2012 by Elizabeth Vale
Categories: Education, Parenting, Young Adults | 1 comment

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