Category Archive: family

May 31

Gifted Privilege

priv·i·lege noun \ˈpriv-lij, ˈpri-və-\ : a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others. “Alpha children wear grey. They work much harder than we do, because they’re so frightfully clever. I’m really awfully glad I’m a Beta, because I don’t work so hard. And then we are much better than the Gammas … Continue reading »

May 27

School Choice Is Winning

The following episode of the Cato Daily Podcast is presented for your consideration and comments. School Choice Is Winning “The number of states with zero school choice options gets smaller every year. Bob Bowdon of Choice Media evaluates the state of educational freedom for children in the United States.” As an advocate of parental choice … Continue reading »

May 24

Oops, I Did It Again

I almost called this post “Nebby Does Pittsburgh”, since it’s a sequel to the previous post “A Beautiful Day in the Nebby-hood“, but I wasn’t sure if everyone would get the reference. You see, for the second time this week a judgmental driver questioned my parenting. The setup was the similar on Wednesday. I was … Continue reading »

May 19

A Beautiful Day in the Nebby-hood

neb·by adjective \ˈnebē, -bi\ dialectal :  rudely inquisitive Ever see the episode of Seinfeld in which George thinks of a clever comeback well after an insulting encounter with a coworker? That’s how I felt yesterday morning when someone rudely questioned my parenting. It was a Sunday, and I was on my way to my church … Continue reading »

Mar 31

Trespasses of the Father

“Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us…” I pray those words of the Our Father at every mass I attend, every time I pray the Rosary (infrequent though that is), when I remember to pray the Divine Office, and every night when I join my children in bedtime prayers.  Put in … Continue reading »

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