If think you have hyperactive kids, well, much of that hyperactivity is probably a natural part of their childhood. If their active behavior isn’t appropriate to the setting, you might think about changing the setting.
There are some cases of hyperactivity among children, however, that are far outside the norm. There are children who consistently [...]
When I picked up the Bangor Daily News this morning, I read columnist Sarah Smiley insisting that she “had to tell” her children about last week’s school shooting incident in Newtown, Connecticut. Adults absolutely have the right to feel the way they want to feel about the shootings in Connecticut. But do we “have” to [...]
Charlie Fuqua, the Republican Party’s pick for Congress in Arkansas’ 5th District, wants the government to engage in religious cleansing in the United States: “I see no solution to the Muslim problem short of expelling all followers of the religion from the United States.”
Charlie Fuqua, the Republican Party nominee for United States Congress, wants [...]
Those pretty, teeny, tiny, swirly packets of commercial detergent on the shelves in America’s grocery stores are the hottest new consumer product — and a source of peril for America’s vulnerable children.
Nearly 10 people across the country have called the hotline of the National Fashion Association after small children placed the packets on [...]
The envelope from my son says to burn it, not to look inside. Should I obey, or give in to temptation? [...]
I tried to think of something funny to blunt the edge of letting you know that Barack Obama has extended waivers letting Chad, Sudan, Yemen and the Democratic Republic of the Congo off the hook for using child soldiers. But I just couldn’t do it.
The Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the U.S. [...]
Houston area school districts have implanted RFID chips into kids’ ID tags and installed gear around schools and buses to constantly keep track of children’s location.
Get ‘em used to it while they’re young and they won’t think twice about it when they’re grown. Where will implanted chip RFID tracking be found next?
I worry about the strange social world that Carl Paladino has isolated himself in, not to experience firsthand the absolute normalcy of homosexual couples. He’s running for Governor of New York State, not Governor of Alabama. [...]
Mike Johanns and other senators that have introduced legislation requiring women to be informed that abortion can cause pain in a fetus don’t want to apply the same protections for children who have already been born. [...]