Tag: Education

  • Sex Ed and Politics

    Yesterday morning after I returned from dropping the MoH off at work, I had the dubious pleasure of listening to NPR report on local attitudes about sex education for 5th graders.  Obviously, there’s been quite a bit of talk on the subject since McCain was forced by the GOP bigdogs to chose Sarah Palin as…

  • Teenagers, school, and grey hair.

    Teenagers, school, and grey hair.

    How do we get to Friday so quickly now when it used to seem as if it was forever hovering in the distance of my pseudo nine-to-five work week? It’s amazing, and I’m left feeling yet again that I need some kind of a drive through where I can order a few more hours each…

  • Choices & Consequences: Dubious at Best

    Looky, Mom! I got an A on my report card! Your Vocabulary Score: A- Congratulations on your multifarious vocabulary!You must be quite an erudite person. How’s Your Vocabulary? And the RTR does fairly well in that area also, but suffice it to say the school shenanigans have surfaced again. In other words, periods of time…

  • A nice little Friday rant.

    I’m supposed to be paying bills. I used to harass the MoH about not paying them on time and isn’t it amazing that I’m doing the exact same thing. It’s nice to know after so many years of bliss that I can learn about yet another of our common proclivities: procrastination. Misery does love company,…