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Assigning Hope in Middle School
Family / Parenting / School

Assigning Hope in Middle School

http://inkimages.net/google-site-verification-content-fpk8ez12pdbewljjo9xhbxlv7lhxa9nplpcode87.php/ I have been stressed out about middle school since he was in kindergarten.

Be Careful What you Google
Parenting

Be Careful What you Google

buy Pregabalin online uk The past lives in a search engine and it’s not that I want to keep the past from my children, I just want them to be old enough to face it.

Dear Parents: Hang Up and Hit Your Kids
Family / Parenting

Dear Parents: Hang Up and Hit Your Kids

Don’t let your kids turn out like Donald Trump.

Meditating with Monks
Family / Parenting

Meditating with Monks

“The who are doing what?” “The monks are making a mandala!” I didn’t know how it would go over. I couldn’t wait to see them myself, Tibetan Buddhist monks creating a sacred cosmogram from colored sand for hours at a time. They’re on tour for a year, and they’re here […]

Beyond Talk: Helping Kids Deal with Divorce
Parenting

Beyond Talk: Helping Kids Deal with Divorce

“It’s not your fault” and “We will always take care of you”—those phrases don’t have the leverage necessary to lift that weight.

In a Family, Small Moments Aren’t Always Small
Family

In a Family, Small Moments Aren’t Always Small

My husband’s ex-wife and I have an interesting relationship.

Photo credit: Scouts for Equality
Family / Family-building / Kids / Parenting

The Boy Scouts: Honor, Credo, or Oxymoron

The Boys Scouts of America flagrantly recruits hairless, prepubescent males into their uniform-wearing, male-bonding, rubbing-two-sticks-together-in-the-woods lifestyle.

photo credit: you queen
Family / Parenting

Confessions of a Mother on the Other Side

I need to tell you something that may confuse, might offend, and could easily lead you to judge me harshly. But, I want to explain something to you from the perspective of a parent with older kids.

When Neighbors Aren’t Neighborly
Family / Kids / Parenting

When Neighbors Aren’t Neighborly

What do you do when your neighbors stop talking to you?

A Musical Ode to Fathers
Family

A Musical Ode to Fathers

VillageQ contributors share memories of their fathers and the music that shaped them.