Tag Archives: Youth

  • Joe Gibbs’ Youth For Tomorrow – Vote Daily!

    Posted on May 13, 2011 by admin in Children and Teens.

    Youth for Tomorrow, an organization that does great work in the DC/MD/VA area has an opprtunity to receive a $25,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation.  For those of you unfamiliar with Youth For Tomorrow, their mission statement is below: Youth For Tomorrow is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and compassionate environment for at-risk […]

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  • Things Are Different For You Kid

    Posted on March 15, 2006 by admin in Children and Teens.

    Charles, my eight year old boy, came to me tonight with his pencil and paper in hand.  Hmm, I’ll bet someone needs help with homework.  He had a list of homonyms and was required to use each in a sentence.  Well, at the time I was upstairs using my laptop to read email and surf the net.  […]

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  • Wil Wheaton’s A Winner

    Posted on September 12, 2005 by admin in Children and Teens.

    Wil Wheaton comes in first with this excellent posting: As a parent, all I want to do in my life is help my stepkids make good decisions, and hopefully develop into kind, compassionate, caring adults. A big part of that is teaching them to care less about the results of something, so they can enjoy […]

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  • Why?!

    Posted on July 18, 2005 by admin in Children and Teens.

    In case anyone was wondering, there is indeed evil in this world. There are no words.

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  • Love Your Children

    Posted on July 14, 2004 by admin in Children and Teens.

    D.C. Thornton has a (unfortunately) timely posting on children, cars and summer days. Folks – DON’T LEAVE YOUR KIDS LOCKED UP IN HOT CARS! How fucking hard is that?

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  • Children Victimized By System Secrecy

    Posted on February 10, 2004 by admin in Children and Teens.

    Wendy McElroy, writing in The Multiracial Activist, on Children Victimized By System Secrecy Denise Moore is the Indiana caseworker who recommended taking 4-year-old Anthony Bars away from a loving foster mother and placed him, instead, with a couple who starved and beat him to death over a 10-month period. Had Moore bothered with the required […]

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  • More on Modern Slavery

    Posted on November 13, 2003 by admin in Children and Teens.

    Lewis Beale of USA Weekend on Precious freedom: Francis Bok's escape from childhood slavery is a horror tale with a happy ending: At age 7, most kids are mastering tying their shoes and reading. Francis Bok was a slave. An ethnic Dinka from civil-war-torn Sudan in Africa, he was abducted in a raid by Muslim […]

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  • This Toddler Lived

    Posted on September 9, 2003 by admin in Children and Teens.

    Peggy O'Hare of the Houston Chronicle on Wrecker driver rescues toddler left inside stolen car: The consequences could have been deadly for a kidnapped child abandoned in a hot car Friday afternoon, but wrecker driver Don McCoy was in the right place when Echo Rain Rodriguez most needed help. The 20-month-old girl was strapped in […]

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  • Someone’s Earned a Beatdown

    Posted on July 15, 2003 by admin in Children and Teens.

    CBC News on Pellet lodges in boy's brain after shooting: No surgery has been scheduled for a five-year-old boy who was shot in the face with a high-powered pellet gun, doctors in Toronto said Monday. While the kid will be okay, a few centimeters here or there and he could have been killed or suffered […]

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  • Just Plain Evil

    Posted on June 24, 2003 by admin in Children and Teens.

    The Associated Press on Baby survives 7-story fall: A man was arrested Monday and charged with tossing his baby daughter out a seventh-floor apartment window, police said. The 10-month-old girl survived the 80-foot fall, crashing through several tree branches before landing on the ground. She suffered only cuts and bruises. Police said Willie Williams barged […]

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