It’s Veteran’s Day: If I Have To Tell You One More Time…

Nov. 11, 2011 As schools let out for the Friday Veteran’s Day holiday, I double-dog dare you to ask each child why they get the day off and submit the answers here for a positive parenting … [Read more...]

Meetup.com: Bringing Communities Together Post 9-11

9-11-11 On this decade anniversary of a horrific worldchanging event, with media spinning stories of heroes, hearts and homelands forever impacted, I’m turning to the positive births of OFFLINE … [Read more...]

Bin Laden’s Death, Media, & Kids: Teach Your Children Well

May 2, 2011 (At left, forthcoming Time magazine cover this week)Hmn. Thoughts? As one tweet said,I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even … [Read more...]

Summer Fun & The War Play Dilemma (+Online Gaming Stats)

May 22, 2014 Adding this article from The Guardian Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare; a non-gamer's guide and Jinny Gudmundsen's Common Sense Media's post, "10 Most Violent Video Games and 10+ … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Salute: Reverence, Reflection, Resources

May 27, 2016 Update Poignant new documentary trailer/film fundraiser about the impact of war on military families, called "Weight of Honor" which is a solemn reminder of sacrifices made, lives changed … [Read more...]

Memorial Day: Teach Your Children Well

May 26, 2014 Memorial Day Since people have continued to confuse Memorial Day and Veteran's Day I wanted to add one more simple comparison/contrast to help sort it out. Also, on Twitter, there will be … [Read more...]