Posts tagged "vote"

Parents object to junior high tracking students' weight

Parents object to junior high tracking students' weight
Junior high is often a difficult time as students navigate social mine fields full of drama and adjust to rapidly changing bodies. Those two challenges come together when weighing in as a part of gym class. That is one of the reasons parents in Naperville Dist. 203 are objecting to a physical education class that... Read more »

Explaining to my tween that Mitt Romney's son is not rigging voting machines

Explaining to my tween that Mitt Romney's son is not rigging voting machines
My tween returned home from another eventful day at fifth grade, and in addition to discussing how the spelling test went and which boys were kicking each other under the table, she had some questions about the upcoming election.  She then busted out with, “So Mitt Romney’s son owns all the voting machines and he’s... Read more »

Are you trying to influence your tween's politics?

Are you trying to influence your tween's politics?
Are you and your tween watching and talking about the political conventions? Planning to tune in to Mitt Romney’s speech in Tampa? Counting down the days until Obama’s speech in Charlotte? We are in this house.  Actually, we are DVRing because school night bedtime makes staying up for speeches a bit tough, but we’re talking... Read more »
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