How to Bully-Proof Your Kids (The Martial Arts Way) says: “Bully – a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.” Wouldn’t it be great if you could bully-proof your kids? Bullies have made it into the news quite a bit lately after degrading, pummeling, and even driving their victims to suicide. They use their words, fists, and […]

Don’t Cry by Beverly Barton

I can see why Don’t Cry (c2010) by Beverly Baron spent time on the best seller list. The twisted plot, growing list of suspects, electricity between J.D. Cass and Audrey Sherrod, and dark secrets in the past combine to keep the action and the romance moving. Audrey’s baby brother was one of several toddlers kidnapped […]

Stranger Danger – Why It Doesn’t Work and Endangers Children

Stranger danger education is everywhere. It is in our schools, in parenting magazines and blogs. It is touted by law enforcement officials as well as the evening news. When a child is kidnapped or abused the knee-jerk reaction is as predictable as it is useless: “we need more stranger danger education!” Unfortunately stranger danger does […]

Missing Children Can Be Found

A device called Amber Alert, named after a child who was kidnapped and murdered, was invented by Russell Thornton following his young son’s disappearance at a carnival. It was only half an hour before he was found but Russell was out of his brain. That’s when he decided to do something about finding missing children. […]

Bad Brother Steals Mom From Care Home

Once aloft a time, a ancestor died abrogation the added aged ancestor still living. Immediately, the three accouchement of the ancestors began to affray and action over what should be done with that parent. Could that be your brother? Or your earlier sister? Or your two earlier sisters adjoin you? Oh yes, friends, you’d be […]