Parenting

Your Kids Aren't Grown Until Their 30's
So, for today's parents, do you have an age in mind that you will demand your kids be on their own? I don't mean that you wouldn't give them a place to stay if they needed it or let them starve or any such other cruel thing.
What's Your Kid's Most Expensive Hobby?
Dance is my girl's thing. I am grateful that she has something that she works to get better at. It's good physical exercise and has many lessons (dedication, reward, etc.) that translate into lifelong, beneficial concepts. However...IT'S EXPENSIVE! Not only the tuition costs, but …
Should Montana Bring Back The Paddle In Public Schools?
Corporal Punishment is not permitted in Montana and hasn't been for a number of years.  There was a push to get it back in 1997, but the measure was defeated.  Most parents it seems, even the ones who still spank their kids, don't believe the schools should have that kind of powe…
Are You Making Your Kids Relive Your Childhood?
Parents teaching their young children to like the things they like is nothing new, but the internet makes it a lot easier these days. Personally, I've had my kid watching the same cartoons that I grew up on, thanks to youtube. She's checked out He-Man, The Smurfs, Peewee's Playhouse a…
My Daughter Colored Our Dog With Food Coloring
My daughter is very much like me. Her mind is always working which seems to be a common trait among night owls. She's very intelligent, funny and creative but as such she gets bored easily. That was the excuse she used when we grilled her as to why she felt the need to commit an all out food co…