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My Son’s Being Bullied: I Told Him To Hit Back

July 19, 2011 by


At day camp the other day, my son’s friend, let’s call him Bobby, was being tormented by a self-anointed “King of the Wedgies.” The Wedgie King’s real name was Charlie. When I asked Jake why Charlie was King, Jake  explained: “He told us to call him that.” Charlie delivered a trademarked turbo wedgie. He’d chase […]

Thanks To My Dad, I Never Spanked My Children

July 14, 2011 by


In a recent post on motherhood uncensored, some startling statistics on spanking from the 90s were cited. BTW, the author was not pro-spanking. She re-told an uncomfortable tale. Which made me wonder, are we obligated to step in when a parent is losing it on their child? I think so. I’d even go further and assert […]