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May 2, 2016

Unless you are in the Marines Special Forces or run a Nuclear Power Plant, driving is probably the most dangerous thing you do every day. It's certainly the most dangerous thing I do every day. According to the CDC, 33,804 unintentional deaths were caused by car crashe...

April 6, 2016


 As a multilingual mother, I found myself  defending my plan to teach my child multiple languages right from the time he was born to well-meaning, but anxious, friends and family. There is anecdotal evidence out there that teaching a baby to sign or exposing them to m...

June 13, 2015

Recently, Maryland State Child Services made a "clarification" of the law in Maryland that says that a child under the age of 8 may not be left in public without someone at least 13 years of age to be responsible for them. Their "clarification" is that the law only app...

June 13, 2015

As I wrote in my last post, recently Maryland State Child Services rendered a "clarification" on the law that states that children under the age of eight cannot be left without a responsible person 13 years or older. The new directive says that "children younger than 8...

April 15, 2015

An open letter to “Free Range Parents”:


I understand that you feel you have a superior parenting ideology. Most of us do. But what you don’t realize is how your choices affect everybody around you. As members of society, it is not just our job as parents to provide...

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