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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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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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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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