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Comment on: The Whooping Takes a Beating: Adrian Peterson and the Corporal Punishment Debate
Posted 09/16/2014 02:00:01 EDT
(Sorry for the lack of paragraphs at the beginning of that last post. I did some editing before posting and must have inadvertently condensed it into one giant paragraph.)
Posted 09/16/2014 01:57:33 EDT
Frankly--your question is fair enough and I do fully-understand that all kids are different and my two are very different from each other. For perspective, I have 5 year old twins--a girl and a boy. W more »
Posted 09/16/2014 11:57:56 EDT
Exactly. Not to mention the studies that have shown time and again that spanking may help stop a behavior in the moment, but doesn't TEACH the child not to do it in the future. However, you are teachi more »
Comment on: Report: 2 Ebola Patients to Receive Treatment in US
Posted 07/31/2014 09:22:19 EDT
This doesn't make any sense. Not only is it a major public health hazard to intentionally bring infected individuals to the US, if these people are in "grave condition," I can't imagine spending sever more »
Comment on: Market Basket Launches its First Official Website, in 2014
Posted 07/23/2014 08:36:35 EDT
Given that they've failed to respond to all media inquiries (as far as I know) this week, and have failed miserably in responding to customers' concerns, it's interesting that there is a "contact" pag more »
Comment on: Official: 181 Bodies Found at Malaysian Plane Site
Posted 07/18/2014 09:02:49 EDT
And your point is? If you were POTUS and sitting in front of a classroom reading "The Pet Goat" and someone whispered in your ear that a 2nd commercial plane had just crashed into the World Trade Cent more »
Comment on: Yes, You Can Get Arrested for Leaving a Child in a Locked Car - Parent Buzz - Boston.com
Posted 07/02/2014 10:29:07 EDT
I have 5-year-old twins. There are definitely times when it would take longer to get them out of the car and into the store (and then back out to the car and both back into their seats and buckled) th more »
Comment on: A Momâs Cleavage Causes a Stir at Disneyland
Posted 04/22/2014 09:41:37 EDT
Have you actually looked at the pictures in the link from the article? This woman is very well-endowed and is actually showing hardly any cleavage at all. She certainly doesn't have "half her breasts more »
Comment on: New "Dumb Starbucks" leaving many dumbfounded - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 02/10/2014 04:18:08 EST
So what they're really saying is that their product aka "work of art" isn't good enough to stand on its own under a different brand name. They have to use the gimmick of Starbucks to sell their produ more »
Comment on: OMG. It snowed 4 inches. - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 01/22/2014 11:57:04 EST
Accidentally posted this in the wrong place: deadjoe: I have children. My husband and I both work full time. It's a matter of calling potential babysitters and asking "if there's no school tomorro more »
Posted 01/22/2014 11:54:10 EST
deadjoe: I have children. My husband and I both work full time. It's a matter of calling potential babysitters and asking "if there's no school tomorrow would you be able to watch my kids?" until y more »
Posted 01/22/2014 12:03:48 EST
We all know that sometimes the predictions are worse than what actually happens and sometimes it's much worse than predicted. Based on my drive home last night, I was convinced school would be cancel more »
Comment on: Can an employer legally ask about your salary? | The Job Doc Blog | Boston.com
Posted 11/12/2013 10:18:34 EST
Your pay should be based on the job you're hired for, not the job you're leaving, so if you're changing careers or even going from one sector to another in the same field, your current salary may not more »
Comment on: Breastfeeding and the Mommy Wars - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 08/06/2013 08:43:57 EDT
Thank you!!! Correlation DOES NOT equal causation!
Comment on: Candidates angry as South Boston polling location gets ballots without 1st Suffolk state Senate race - Boston.com
Posted 04/30/2013 02:43:58 EDT
"The primary includes three candidates and one Republican."
What does this mean, exactly? Is the Republican not considered a candidate? This sentence needs to be fixed.
Comment on: Police stop pro-gun rally from reaching Lexington Battle Green - Lexington - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 04/19/2013 10:21:26 EDT
"Reddy said he thinks the militias need to be revitalized and restored in several states."
They already exist...they're called the National Guard.
Comment on: Enough blast videos! - James Alan Fox - Crime & Punishment blog - Boston.com
Posted 04/16/2013 03:51:54 EDT
I was annoyed last night, watching one of the local news stations, when the reporter was lamenting that the interviews/heroic stories of all the marathon runners she had interviewed over the course of more »
Comment on: How about explaining THESE toys? - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 03/11/2013 08:31:27 EDT
I can't comment on the Lego kits themselves, but I can comment on something similar. My mother has some non-lego blocks at her house that came with a book full of pictures of cool things one could bu more »
Comment on: Did âYahoo!â Just Become a Verb? - The E-Word - Boston.com
Posted 02/26/2013 09:41:08 EST
I was talking about this with someone yesterday and she suggested this may be an underhanded way of avoiding layoffs (and paying unemployment or severance). People who took jobs with the expectation more »
Comment on: Proposed school-assignment changes could uproot thousands of current Boston students, causing concern among parents - Boston.com
Posted 10/03/2012 08:40:29 EDT
I don't understand why this can't be done the way "school choice" is done in the rest of the state: you are automatically assigned to the school in your district, if other schools have openings, you more »
Comment on: GOP platform takes tough stance against abortion - News - Boston.com
Posted 08/21/2012 03:36:51 EDT
I'm tired of the "I don't want my tax dollars paying for abortion" argument. I don't want MY tax dollars paying for unnecessary and unjustified wars and I would like to see a lot more of my tax dollar more »
Comment on: 'The child-support effect '
Posted 01/05/2011 09:02:55 EST
Is this an advertisement for the book? There is no real information about anything in this article--just a couple of statements about what some unnamed anthropolgist thinks about something. Is this an more »
Comment on: 'Mister act'
Posted 12/29/2010 10:51:25 EST
I'm on a first-name basis with the children of my friends and my kids are on a first-name basis with my friends. There is a certain level of familiarity that calling them Mr/Mrs/Ms would seem awkward. more »
Comment on: 'A true story about a little boy'
Posted 11/15/2010 10:47:50 EST
My heart goes out to Mr. Flynn's family and particularly his grandson and I hope that a cure can be found for him. I do have a question for Mr. Flynn, however. What happens if a cure is found and that more »
Comment on: 'Minority births on track to outnumber white births'
Posted 03/11/2010 02:35:09 EST
nschomer: That is probably at least partially true, however, it's also possible that "multi-racial" is under-reported, with people choosing to classify a child as black, for example, even though that more »
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