LI School in national spotlight: Should students be suspended for “Tebowing”?

What happened? Two students (down from four at first) were suspended from Riverhead High School, because they kneeled in a hallway, in a stunt and/or tribute related to Tim Tebow, who kneels on the football field. Is suspension appropriate?

NY Parents and Children Rally Against Bullying

NY Parents & Children Rally Against NYPD Bullies March in Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street This Saturday [Today, December 10, 2011], Parents for Occupy Wall Street will march with our children from Union Square to City Hall Park to deliver a “stop bullying” message to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and his boss, Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  […]

World Health Organization Recommends POPs Exposure Minimization Effort for Protection of All Children

“We are on the threshold of establishing new paradigms for public health protection that will bring an end to careless chemical use by corporations.”-Donald L. Hassig How can you help address these issues with your family? In your community? By lobbying politicians? There are harmful and cancer-causing chemicals which travel through the air and through […]

If your family needs it…you will want to know the Fairy LiceMothers

A group of mothers has created a service called Fairy LiceMothers, to help families deal with lice and nits in a safe and natural manner. The Fairy LiceMothers lice treatment center is located in Oceanside, Long Island, and they can also service other New York communities.

After the kidnapping: Child safe, parents worried, politicians bloviate…

KW: I was hoping not to write much more about the dramatic story of the 15 year old boy who was whisked away from his home in Massachusetts to West Virginia, with his 24 year old teacher. I do wish everyone well in recovering, recuperating, reflecting, and also in dealing with the politicians and school […]

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