Law & Order: SVU and the Power of Parenting

So the past few days, Ella has been complaining that she doesn’t want to go to school anymore. She doesn’t like learning. She would just rather stay at home and veg out with Mommy (as if Rachel just sits on the couch all day…). Basically, the child has been dropping hints like a Pinto drops… Continue reading Law & Order: SVU and the Power of Parenting

Ella’s First Day: The Movie

I’ve made the build up to Ella’s first day of school a tad bit dramatic, according to my wife. So it’s only fair that, on the heels of such an accusation, I offer some proof of just how dramatic the day was. If you’re not a movie fan, then feel free to read the book… Continue reading Ella’s First Day: The Movie

The High School Lunchroom (Or, Social Darwinism At Its Apex)

I went and ate lunch with some high school students today (I was invited by one of the students from my church). I blogged about the entire adventure here, but there was one particular aspect that I felt worthy of exploring in more depth here on my personal blog. After 17 years of post-high school… Continue reading The High School Lunchroom (Or, Social Darwinism At Its Apex)