Imagine this; you hire a babysitter to come into your home and care for your children. Two weeks after the seemingly qualified babysitter was in your home, you find videos posted on YouTube, your family’s name smeared across newspaper headlines and people glaring at you as you walk down the street. The video’s content? You – spanking your child in an act of discipline. Would you feel as though your privacy had been intruded upon just because the babysitter didn’t agree with your method of…Continue
Added by Michele Payn-Knoper on December 20, 2010 at 1:42pm — No Comments
Last week we had a big birthday celebration for the little peep in our house. As I watched the friends giggle at the party, I couldn’t help but think back to the day I became a mother. Don’t worry, I’m not brave enough to share child labor stories here; suffice it to say that calving ease, come-alongs and my refusal of a c-section were all a part the discussion.
Celebrating that day caused me to consider what we teach children who grow up in agriculture. Creativity to solve whatever…Continue
Added by Michele Payn-Knoper on December 8, 2010 at 3:55pm — No Comments