Tag: Bullying

#12 QOTW

Mother Believes Preschool Should Focus Only on Her Child

Parent-teacher conferences are fast approaching, and We the Average parents and students need to remember where we rank in the Pre-K through 12 hierarchy. Check out The Onion’s feature on an extraordinary mother who is working tirelessly to find the right pre-school for her perfect…

#11 QOTW

Are Youth Sports Too Competitive?

It might not be an issue for We the Average, who didn’t get the invitations to “select” soccer teams or have the money to pay for elite pitching lessons. But a great article in Parenting magazine reveals what we’ve known all along: competitive sports…

#10 QOTW

Why We Should Helicopter Parent

A new study featured in The Onion shows the importance and benefits of helicopter parenting. Average parents, pay heed! The Onion on Helicopter Parenting

Nouns vs. Verbs vs. Adverbs

I’m a verb parent. Most of us born after 1965 are. We’re not just “parents,” we “parent.” Noun parents remember their years of parenting with nostalgia; they did nothing wrong. Verb parents remember their last hour of parenting and think they did everything wrong….

#4 QOTW