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Children: Protect Them or Prepare Them?

Obviously, protecting children from danger and preparing them for life are both important. But America has gotten increasingly out of balance. The overly protected are the under prepared. Many people don’t know that more 18-year-olds are abducted in America now … Continue reading

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Sex is Like a Cup of Tea

How is having sex like having a cup of tea? If they wanted tea last week, does that mean they want it now? What if they wanted it an hour ago? What if they asked for it when they were … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts’ President Says Allow Gay Leaders

The president of the Boy Scouts of America ( BSA) said the organization should accept gay leaders for its own survival.  “We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be,” said BSA President Robert Gates, … Continue reading

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Teach Kids Not Stereotypes

I’m a first grade teacher. Some of my students who are only six years old already believe stereotypes about boys and girls. But at least they are in a coed classroom where they can learn differently. But some people still want to … Continue reading

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Why are Children Overweight? 95210

Why are American children overweight? Because they eat too much junk food and don’t exercise enough. Duh. The obesity rate in children is four times what it was a few decades ago. Why? I teach first grade and almost all my kids … Continue reading

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Atheists Can be Scouts in UK

Beginning next year, atheists and agnostics will no longer have to lie to become Scouts in the United Kingdom. In the new vow, the part in parenthesis will be optional: “On my honour I promise that I will do my … Continue reading

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