Category: Issues and Politics

Here Goes! Election Day!

Here Goes! Election Day!

Should be an interesting one. Even though I’m very much interested in the results, it’s not my style to spend the day or even the evening staring at the television to get the results as early as possible. I figure there are more productive things I could be doing....

PETA vs. Ice Cream

PETA vs. Ice Cream

I saw this tweeted by eMom about PETA trying to get Ben & Jerry’s to switch to breast milk for their ice cream. Obviously just another publicity ploy, which is about all they ever seem to accomplish, but for once I’ll take the bait. A stupid notion at best....

Are Kids Spoiled These Days?

Are Kids Spoiled These Days?

A lot of people think that kids these days are spoiled. And it’s easy to see why. Kids often have tons of toys, electronics and family life can seem to center around them. Heck, the Navy even compared the current generation reaching recruitment age to aliens! Basically they feel...

Could Money Problems for SAHMs be Eased with Tax Relief?

Could Money Problems for SAHMs be Eased with Tax Relief?

Help might just be on the way. The Parents’ Tax Relief Act of 2007 has been introduced in Congress. I don’t see it listed on the Library of Congress site yet, but it was just introduced so I assume it hasn’t been listed yet. Found the Parents’ Tax Relief...

How Long Should the School Day Be?

How Long Should the School Day Be?

Many states have been considering longer school days, and now Congress is looking to get into the act. I can see good and bad to it, and I’m wondering what other parents think. The good, of course, is that it means there is more time for activities that schools...