The Weekend Journal has an article about yet another innovative way to join the blogosphere, spying on your children. Big Mother is Watching (available by subscription) tells of a mother (unfortunately working "outside the home" as a marketing consultant….giving marketing consultants and mothers a bad name) who caught her daughter behaving badly by monitoring her… Continue reading Blog Stalking Parents…Fair Game?
High Tech/ High Touch
An article in the WSJ entitled, "The First Online War Honors Fallen Troops with Web Tributes" caught my eye this morning. I thought it was going to be about blogging and although it mentions military blogs it is really about the power of the web to immerse us totally in the reality of events by… Continue reading High Tech/ High Touch
Happy Birthday Mom!!
Happy Birthday Mom!!
Doris Wild Helmering is Blogging!
I am excited to note that Doris Wild Helmering has a blog. …check it out!
In Case of Emergency
As the finger pointing continues over Hurricane Katrina along with the cries for leadership I wondered how many parents sitting in the room knew what that the emergency number was or had it written down….on easily accessible, old fashioned paper. The school had sent it to us numerous times along with “the plan”. But like the exit maps on the back of hotel doors and the location of emergency exits on airplanes, in movie theaters, or a fire escape plan from our own homes , it wasn’t top of mind enough to be of much use in case of an emergency. And the finger pointing and calls for leadership should really begin with ourselves…
Not Your Parent’s Cliff Notes
Are many blogs just like Cliff Notes? You don’t read the story, you read about the story…over and over and over again. I think bloggers should at least add a personal comment or two when they post a “new flash” quickly excerpted from someone else’s blog or the morning news…otherwise what’s the point?
Andy Milonakis is a very funny guy…if you like his humor. We do…just don’t know why….
Not Sure What The Heavy Traffic at This Site Means
Traffic is heavy at site that allows you to determine the date of your death and to start counting the seconds…..
Hello…RFID: We CAN Keep Track of Sexual Predators
We do have the technology available to track conficted sexual predators…we can track our lost hammers and razor blade inventory why don’t we use RFID to prevent crimes against our children?
We have two cats, we were supposed to have one. Last summer we adopted a 13 month old part Maine Coon Cat named Michelle whose name was immediately changed by my sons to Tiger. They insisted she looked like a Tiger. She was meant to be a kind of starter pet….the kids really wanted a… Continue reading Fat Cat