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Why Elementary Schools Should Show PG Movies
Ages and Stages
Elementary
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Little Kids
School
School

Why Elementary Schools Should Allow PG Movies

I feel strongly that elementary schools should allow PG movies, especially for PTO events and school field trips (on the tour buses). Why? One word: Frozen. It’s PG for “some action and mild rude humor.” I am not making that up. Schools won’t allow kids to watch many of the most popular movies for kids because of the […]

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Modern School: A Culture of Fear
Ethics and Morals
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Musings
School
School

Modern School: A Culture of Fear

My kids love their schools, but it doesn’t take long to figure out that the zero tolerance policies modern schools have been forced into a position where they have a culture of fear for the students, teachers, and administrators. There really aren’t a lot of areas where zero tolerance makes sense and those where it […]

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Their Life, Their Responsibility - Not Mine
Discipline
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Growing Up
Life Skills
School

Their Life, Their Responsibility – Not Mine

I love my boys. I do my best to care and provide for them, but I have my own stuff to deal with. There are some very hard limits to what I can and will do, and I make no apologies for that. When our boys arrive home from school every day, could I drop […]

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