Togetherville: Walled Garden Social Networking for the Younger Set

If it takes a village to raise a child in the real world, then in the virtual world, according to Togetherville, it takes a neighborhood....more

Get the kids out in nature more. Let them socialize at the park.

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The $100 Question: Which Song Defines Your Life Right Now? Tell Amie of Life With The Boys

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Amie from Life With The Boys ...more

"Can You Feel It" by the Jacksons. My answer is, "Yes, I do!."

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Astrology: Sun into Gemini – Land of Multi-Tasking!

On Thursday May 20, the Sun enters the 3rd sign of the Zodiac – Gemini.  This Air sign is ruled by the communications planet Mercury. Geminis are known for their cleverness, flexibility, adaptability and love of change.  Light hearted, “younger than springtime”, a Gemini usually will not look/act their age for most of their lives. (Not childish, but youthfully engaging:)...more

Too cute!

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(VIDEO) Police Shoot a Seven-Year-Old in the Head: How Does This Happen?

Detroit television stations, including WXYZ, as well as the city's newspapers, report a story that chills parents' and grandparents' bones: A seven-year-old girl asleep in her grandmother's home Sunday was shot in the head by police. The child is dead. ...more

They are asking people to "wait" but I wonder how long they were willing to "wait" before they ...more

Hey Dunkin Donuts Guy, I'm knocked up already...

So stop looking at me like I'm a fresh-baked Cinnamon Raisin bagel that you wanna dunk your munchkin into! It kills me that guy’s still give me the "I wanna take you out back and do you" eye. If only they knew....more

Dear one, enjoy this experience. These men are merely reflecting what you are feeling about ...more

Drama from everywhere

Today I feel like I'm getting drama every where I turn.  My husband's ex-wife wants to more than double child support and take his visitaion away.  If this happens it will totally screw up my step-daughter.  We are the only stability this child has.  Without us this child would be failing school we are the only ones that push this child to to anything.  I'm so frustrated!  Now my husband is doing what he thinks is right.  I agree that it is what is in the best interest of his daughter, but now the crazy ex-wife will be coming after me and my husband even t...more

The more negative attention you give to the ex and more frustrated you feel, the more drama you ...more

The $100 Question: Angella From Dutch Blitz Asks For Your Favorite Summer Beverage

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Angella from Dutch Blitz ...more

Lemonade..delicious!

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Does "Color Blind" Mean Blind to Racism? New Study Finds Links

A recent study, published in the March issue of Journal of Diversity in Higher Education by Brendesha Tynes, a professor of educational psychology and of African American studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Suzanne L. Markoe of the University of California, found that people who consider themselves "color blind" are likely to not be bothered by racist images. ...more

Let's stop paying attention to insignificant little studies by "scholars" who seek to bring up ...more

Does "Color Blind" Mean Blind to Racism? New Study Finds Links

A recent study, published in the March issue of Journal of Diversity in Higher Education by Brendesha Tynes, a professor of educational psychology and of African American studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Suzanne L. Markoe of the University of California, found that people who consider themselves "color blind" are likely to not be bothered by racist images. ...more

Excellent point. Also, why would you want to be "blind" to the myriad of beautiful colours and ...more

American Woman Sends Back Russian Child, Russia Calls for Halt on U.S. Adoptions

The New York Times headline screamed out the fear that sits in the back of the mind of all parents who choose to build their families via international adoption: Russia Calls for Halt on U.S. Adoptions. The reason? A Tennessee woman, Torry Ann Hansen, who sent her 7-year-old child back to Russia alone with a typewritten note explaining why she wouldn't be parenting him anymore. ...more

It is so easy to automatically judge others. We never have 100% of the facts. Information, from ...more