Archive for September, 2010

30
Sep

Okay, the title of this post tends toward hyperbole, but that’s the point.  I’ve always talked too much, and moved around too much for my own good, at least according to my teachers.  That’s why I tell people I turned a vice into a virtue by becoming a professor, where I get paid to talk […]

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29
Sep

Today’s article in the Wall Street Journal caught my attention, because the subject of whether our son reads enough is never a subject of discussion: A new report from publisher Scholastic affirms what many parents and teachers already know viscerally: As kids grow, they read less and spend more time going online and texting. But […]

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9
Sep

I was driving to pick my kids up from school, when I drove past two kids on a motorcycle.  The driver was wearing a helmet, yet the young lady sitting behind him was not.  My first thought as a parent was, “I would hope my daughter would never entrust her life to a boy who […]

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