Child care centre staff are saints, aren't they? They spend more time with other people's children then their own, they clean up all types of bodily fluids, they're surrounded by excitable and attention-yearning children all day long and, yes, they even pack plastic bags of poo. All in a day's work.Read Full Story
By Ilina EwenMy 9-year-old son overheard a news story on the radio. Local police mistakenly thought a black teenager was a criminal in his own home. The officers barged in, guns drawn, and pepper-sprayed an innocent, compliant teenager. His crime? Being black in a white neighborhood.Read Full Story
I'm lucky enough to have parents close enough to watch my kids on the rare occasion we get a night out, but for parents who rely on a babysitter for child care, you may want to reevaluate who you're trusting with your kids. From purposely setting your house on fire because your kids are disrespectful to getting drunk while your children are in her care, check out these dangerous reasons why you can't trust your babysitter with your kids.Read Full Story
Here’s a question you might not find in your new parent handbook: Is it OK to take your baby to a bar with you? If your initial reaction is to recoil in horror at the thought of such terrible parenting, that’s perfectly normal — but hear me out. Taking a baby to a bar as a new parent is a great idea. It gives you the chance to go out in public to reclaim your sanity, without having to pay for a babysitter.Read Full Story
Everything amazing my toddler learned, he learned at day care. I'm not sorry for it in the least. If positive peer pressure could teach my son to use a fork and say please in a group setting, that is money well spent.Read Full Story
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