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A Boy and His Dog? No, A Boy and His Phone

A Boy and His Dog? No, A Boy and His Phone! By James L. Casale   Are there still bonds of love and loyalty between a boy and his dog?  Do teens even have time to spend with their pets, or are they too busy with their electronic devices?  I am an unlicensed and uncertified…

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Dear Next Generation

Dear Parents, I wrote this for the Epoch Times which features letters from their readers to the Next Generation. There may be some tips you can use on your parenting journey, http://theparentsolutions.com/dear-next-generation/ Dear Next Generation, 1/24/21 Listen Listen more than you speak. Pick your mentors carefully. Learn from those who know more than you do.…

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PROGRESSIVE PARENTING NONSENSE

Progressive Parenting Nonsense By James L. Casale   Did you ever wonder why this current generation is filled with so many “snowflakes”? These are the kids who were awarded a trophy even if they came in last. Generally speaking, our current young people can’t seem to cope with anything and our education institutions comply. When…

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How Valuable Are Kindergarten Teachers?

  My boyhood friend, Guy Protano is so excited and full of pride for his outstanding kindergarten teacher granddaughter that he asked me to write an article about her. I will share her story later in this article. Her name is Nicole King. My opinion on why kindergarten teachers are so valuable is based on…

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How Can Parents Survive the Pandemic and Beyond? Routines, Routines, Routines

  How Can Parents Survive the Pandemic and Beyond? Routines, Routines, Routines By James L. Casale  Introduction: The current state of affairs has plunged ordinary households into an abyss of chaos, confusion, bewilderment, curiosity, and panic, aka “What the hell do we do now?” Parents didn’t sign up for this “school stuff.” We pay taxes,…

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Raising Kids

Is Your Child Safe at School: What Did Parents Learn from the Parkland Massacre?

Is Your Child Safe at School: What Did Parents Learn from the Parkland Massacre? Is Your Child Safe at School: What Did Parents Learn from the Parkland Massacre?  By James L. Casale The recent interview in the Wall Street Journal with Andrew Pollack, the father of Meadow Pollack, who was murdered by a psychopath at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Valentine’s Day in…

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Are Parents Too Soft on Their Kids?

Are Parents Too Soft on their Kids? By James L Casale, Ph.D.   Part 1-Three True Stories Part 2-What to Do? What to Do? (coming soon)   Part 1- Three True Stories   Story # 1 While dining in one of our favorite restaurants in Juno Beach, Florida, my wife and I observed the following…

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Profiles in Attitude: Effective Parenting Begins Here

Profiles in Attitude: Effective Parenting Begins Here By James L. Casale   If you think parenting is a struggle, and mostly an uphill one, you are correct. However, you may need an attitude adjustment. There’s a reason that Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking sold five million copies. He was onto something so…

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Was It the Gorilla’s Fault the Kid Fell into the Zoo Enclosure?

  Commentary:  (May 2016) A three-year-old at the Cincinnati Zoo fell into a gorilla’s zoo enclosure. This incident or lack of judgment made national headlines. The police were considering charging the parents with negligence. They didn’t. The boy was unharmed but the rare gorilla was executed. An article in the Palm Beach Post by a…

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Three Bozos in China

  Three Bozos in China: Where’s the Parenting? By James L. Casale, Ph.D. Actually, I would be insulting Bozo the clown by calling the three shoplifting UCLA basketball players, Bozos. Clowns are always trying to act funny or foolish as a means of entertainment. They aren’t criminals. There is nothing entertaining about the actions of…

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