Category Archives: Security

The Law versus Reason

What is better? For a child to learn to follow rules, policies and regulations; or to choose the way of reason and wisdom? Young children often lack the experience to make proper choices in their lives. Wisdom is not so … Continue reading

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Now Hear This

I was recently approached by a long-time family friend, and former nurse, who mentioned a recent conversation with a friend of hers who teaches at a preschool. It seems that her observation of the children today is they are not … Continue reading

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Undercover Hero

A mother holds her delicate, new-born baby, and imagines him to be as helpless, through and through, as he appears outwardly. Tiny fingers balled into perpetual little fists, eyes a hazy blue, legs crossed as though ready for yoga, and … Continue reading

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Death of a Personality

Once upon a time, there was a very good little girl, raised in a strictly religious home. Rules abounded, since their god had specific laws for people to follow, and big expectations for performance. Her parents had high ideals and … Continue reading

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The Food Advertizing Target, Your Child

Many parents should be credited with their efforts to provide excellent diets for their children. But it isn’t easy; the industry targets children first, and mothers second. The plan is simple; give parents ‘the answer’ for fast, easy, nutritious food. … Continue reading

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Ten Signs of Insecurity

1. He asks for a snack over and over before he has a chance to be denied. 2. She cries when she’s told she can’t wear a certain dress. 3. He pitches a fit in the mall when you won’t … Continue reading

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Displays of Insecurity

Some are of the opinion that children with problems are the problem. I flatly disagree. If children were born equipped with the experience and resource of their parents, or if they bore their own parents, I might hold the child … Continue reading

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Utopia Here We Come

Children are commonly characterized as hyperactive, hyper-focused, distracted, and suffering from clinical conditions such as ADHD, and LD, meaning ‘learning disabilities.’ Additionally, they may be described as ‘aggressive with low verbal skills,’ or ‘suffering from social anxiety.’ A century and … Continue reading

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Guide to Men for Women Who Can’t Tell Us Apart

Originally posted on On Thick Ice – The Spurious Imaginings of Reality:
It is so common to overhear a woman say “why can’t I meet a nice guy?” while she is pretending I don’t exist.  I felt it was about…

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Window of the Soul

The gateway to our heart is the eye. What we choose to mind, that we gaze upon. The longer we lock eyes, the more intimate the relationship. Stop. Look. Observe crystal beauty in others’ eyes. The eye refracts light, receiving, … Continue reading

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