What should happen to a boy in kindergarten who has had a history of poor behavior and decides to kick his female principal? Should she place her hands on him? Should she call the parents? There is a trend that is not widely talked about but has happened in more cases than you may anticipate. This principal called the police and she stands by her decision. I am going to lay out the pros and cons step by step. I would love to hear your comments after you read this to know where you stand.
Archive for April 30, 2013
Last week, I wrote an article called Teaching Hatred Through Sports. Little did I know about the hatred that would occur yesterday at the Boston Marathon. Although the entire situation sickens me; I have understood that one of the dead is an 8 year old child. I cannot pretend to imagine what the family is going through. At a time where there are few answers to be found; here is how I talked about the situation with my 9 year old son. There may be a tip you would like to use with your child as well.