These particular initiatives will cause irreparable damage to the future of our children. Don't let this administration be remembered as the one that sacrificed children's futures to seek revenge on unions.
I respect Amy Chua for being honest in her memoir, and am glad that she's able to reflect on some of her parenting decisions with candor and even remorse. The conversation her book has precipitated is a crucial one.
What are the expectations that our leaders are supposed to live up to? If we don't answer that, the civil tone in Washington will disappear as soon as one senator cuts in front of another in the lunch line.
I'm always eager to hop on a Hollywood trend. So with the success of Modern Family, The Kids Are All Right winning at the Golden Globes and celebrity gays suddenly having children, I decided I should try becoming a dad myself.
"Kayak." It was more than just a word. It was a message from my father to me: "Know what you're getting into." Know what you're getting into, when you get into a boat on the water, or into a marriage, or into a house or a job...
I get to see another stressful family byproduct of the holiday season: the realization that mom or dad may be "slowing down" in ways one or more siblings might not have recognized during the preceding year.
Advent is a season of hope. The DREAM Act has been before Congress for the past 10 years. The time for waiting is over. It is time for the Senate to give hope and a future to hundreds of thousands of other DREAMers across the US.