Raising Children With an Attitude of Gratitude

Research Finds Real Benefits for Kids Who Say ‘Thank You’

Diana Kapp The Wall Street Journal 12/23/2013

…Among a group of 122 elementary school kids taught a weeklong curriculum on concepts around giving, gratitude grew, according to a study due to be published in 2014 in School Psychology Review. The heightened thankfulness translated into action: […]

Ex-NFL star Brian Holloway may be sued by parents of teens who allegedly trashed his upstate NY home

Several parents are reportedly considering lawsuits against the former Patriots and Raiders offensive lineman after he posted their children’s names on a website created in the wake of the Labor Day weekend house party.

 

Jaime Uribarri The New York Daily News 9/19/2013

If Brian Holloway thought the hundreds of teenagers who destroyed his home […]

Spare the Rod and Spoil the Miley

Kingsjester’s Blog 8/27/2013

The hottest water cooler topic in America yesterday, was not the fact that our nation is about to be brought in the middle of another country’s civil war by President Barack Hussein Obama (mm mmm mmmm), It was the behavior at Sunday nights live broadcast of the MTV Video Music Awards by […]

Let’s starve! Kids forced to go hungry for hours during Michelle Obama media event

Eric Owens The Daily Caller 3/4/2013

A very courageous fifth teacher in the Chicago Public Schools has written a scathing critique of the almost comical misery she and her students endured when they participated in a massive February 28 event kicking off Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Active Schools campaign.

The First Lady’s campaign is an […]

Shooter who aided officer gives his account

Brownwood Bulletin YouTube 7/31/2012

Vic Stacy, the resident of Peach House RV Park who came to the aid of Early Police Sgt. Steven Means Sunday after two people were killed by Charles Ronald Conner, insists he’s not a hero — he just did what had to be done. Stacy told the Brownwood Bulletin when he […]

Not heard 'round the world

The deadliest school massacre in US history was in 1927. Why its aftermath matters now.

Lenore Skenazy Quartz 12/15/2012

In the end there were 38 children dead at the school, two teachers and four other adults.

I’m not talking about the horrific shooting in Connecticut today. I’m talking about the worst school murder in American […]