Monthly Archives: May 2012

Did the Punishment Fit the Crime?

So Dharun Ravi got sentenced today for his cyber-bullying/hate crime.  Surprisingly it was a relatively light sentence with 30 days in county jail , community service and probation for 3 years.  Many people felt this was not sufficient punishment for … Continue reading

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This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You!

As parents, we generally want to give our kids everything we can. But how do we keep them from taking that for granted? How do we also show them that all these treats and luxuries need to be earned….by us … Continue reading

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Field trip frenzy!

Recently I joined my son’s 3rd grade class on a field trip to a farm.  It was quite a chaperoning adventure but I got to make some interesting observations.  We started off from the school late because we couldn’t fit … Continue reading

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The Avengers– Yaay!

This weekend the boys and I ended up watching the new Avengers movie twice and it did not disappoint.  We had promised their dad that we would wait for him to return from a business trip and watch it on … Continue reading

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True Friends

Recently I blogged about true closeness in a relationship not being hindered by distance, but what brings people to that point where you can feel so close?  Well, after I wrote I had two unplanned visits with true friends and … Continue reading

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