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Question: As you look back on your elementary and high school education, is it your impression that children today get a better or worse education than you did?
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« Reply #810 on: June 24, 2008, 12:33:36 PM »



I have 5 kids, and I was never a "Friend" to any of them;

Funny stuff.

I constantly call my son my best friend.  And I think he will be quite quite fine for it.

Well, you're wrong.

 
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« Reply #811 on: June 24, 2008, 12:35:41 PM »



I have 5 kids, and I was never a "Friend" to any of them;

Funny stuff.

I constantly call my son my best friend.  And I think he will be quite quite fine for it.

Well, you're wrong.



There's only one right way to raise a child, after all.
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« Reply #812 on: June 24, 2008, 12:38:59 PM »



I have 5 kids, and I was never a "Friend" to any of them;

Funny stuff.

I constantly call my son my best friend.  And I think he will be quite quite fine for it.

Well, you're wrong.

 

Careful, dickwad - that could be construed as a threat.
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« Reply #813 on: June 24, 2008, 12:44:25 PM »



I have 5 kids, and I was never a "Friend" to any of them;

Funny stuff.

I constantly call my son my best friend.  And I think he will be quite quite fine for it.

Well, you're wrong.

 

Careful, dickwad - that could be construed as a threat.
You talking to me?

You think me pointing out the folly of your parenting is threatening?

Too fucking funny.

If that is  the case, apparently you really KNOW that you're wrong.





 
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« Reply #814 on: June 24, 2008, 12:45:34 PM »



I have 5 kids, and I was never a "Friend" to any of them;

Funny stuff.

I constantly call my son my best friend.  And I think he will be quite quite fine for it.

Well, you're wrong.



There's only one right way to raise a child, after all.

Who said that?

You're not your kid's friend...it's not in his best interest for you to be so...

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« Reply #815 on: June 24, 2008, 01:14:39 PM »

soooooooo









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« Reply #816 on: June 24, 2008, 01:58:25 PM »

Here's the thing Kid.  You are not your child's peer, you are his parent.  Peers are a dime a dozen, but a good father is priceless.
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« Reply #817 on: June 25, 2008, 07:55:26 AM »

Here's the thing Kid.  You are not your child's peer, you are his parent.  Peers are a dime a dozen, but a good father is priceless.


AMEN!!!
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« Reply #818 on: June 25, 2008, 08:04:40 AM »

soooooooo









sad

That you are your son's best friend? Yeah, that's sad.

He could do a lot better, i'm sure.

then again, maybe not.
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« Reply #819 on: June 25, 2008, 08:33:20 AM »

Merit pay approved in DC area:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/24/AR2008062401404.html?nav=rss_politics
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« Reply #820 on: June 25, 2008, 10:19:50 AM »

Kid,

If your son is your best friend, you need to cultivate some adult friends of your own. There is plenty of time when you son become an adult for friendship between parent and child. It is also OK to be a friend when a child is young - infancy and preschool - as long as you keep up with the adult responsibilities of keeping the child warm, dry, safe, and entertained so as to accommodate later education. During middle childhood, friendly activities contribute to bonding, but the parents must always be the one to set the limits. This is your responsibility as a parent at this time. Setting limits is also an important responsibility during adolescence.

Just taking an educated guess, but if you are trying to be a "friend" to your son, you are leaving to your wife ALL the responsibilities to be a parent. Inasmuch as he is male, it is teaching him that the female is always the one to set limits, punish, and take responsibility. That will not make him a prize catch when he shops for a wife.

Marriages and parenting both work better when both partners are taking their fair share of the adult responsibilities.
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« Reply #821 on: October 09, 2017, 04:36:47 PM »

http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/failing-black-boys/

Black boys fail because educators fail them.
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« Reply #822 on: October 18, 2017, 09:15:12 PM »

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/black-latino-kids-less-likely-get-early-help-developmental-delays-n811141
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« Reply #823 on: November 06, 2017, 10:59:46 PM »

Chapman University to buy Katella Grand apartments in Anaheim; will house 900 students

http://www.ocregister.com/2017/11/06/chapman-university-to-acquire-katella-grand-apartments-in-anaheim-will-house-900-students/

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« Reply #824 on: November 08, 2017, 10:40:01 PM »

http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/failing-black-boys/

Black boys fail because educators fail them.

Yep. The young men can't possibly be responsible or accountable, right, Josh?

Talk about bigotry.
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