Our Constitution Rocks . . . and our kids should know that//

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As parents it is our job to educate our children – not the government’s, not the school’s, not society’s – it’s OURS!  A woman told my husband the other day that she didn’t like to punish her kids for bad behavior at school because the school already did. So if they took care of it, then she felt she didn’t need to. Oh wow! This is the same passive, socialist attitude that so many parents have about happily and willingly shirking their responsibility for teaching and properly rearing their children (and I can certainly add disciplining and teaching them manners, and what some might deem as proper values, as well). I am proud to say that I am not one of those parents, and I learned from the best, my parents. We were lovingly reared and taught by them.

So when I saw this book on The O’Reilly Factor on Fox News the other day, I went to the internet and looked it up. I think this girl is brilliant! Continue reading

Most U.S. teens want to be virgins when they marry //

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Did you know that a recent survey says that most U.S. teens want to be virgins when they marry? It was news to me. I hadn’t realized that a large portion of teens were concerned with this.

My sister teaches Junior High math in a Southern California public school. Let’s just say she has a very interesting job working with today’s youth. Many teens seem to be lacking some basic moral character. It’s very sad, and honestly something that can really only be fixed in the home. Teaching children correct principles and values is the role of the parents, but unfortunately, many have quit that job and left their children to fend for themselves.

However, a recent study presents some marginally happy news. And considering how much trash kids today are exposed to, and how many of them have little to no parental supervision or guidance, LifeSiteNews.com posted an article about some positive findings from a poll conducted last year by

Drs. Rene Paulson and Jacquelyn Pennings under the auspices of the Christian youth research and outreach organization OneHope as part of their Spiritual State of the World’s Children study. . .recruited [teens] to take the online survey through a panelist company and through social networking websites.

The survey found that 61 percent of youth ages 13 to 18 would like to be virgins when they get married.

Additionally, 63 percent said that, presuming they had lost their virginity, they would change the past if possible and regain it.

I wonder how, if so many teens think that being a virgin when they get married is important, they certainly seem to act otherwise? I’m in complete agreement that the media and television play a huge role in this, in addition to absentee parents who fail to provide the essential moral teachings that these teens so desperately need.  The study addressed the loose morals found in a majority of television shows.

A press release from OneHope announcing the release of the study today said the results of the survey were “surprising” given the high teen exposure to sexually explicit media content such as the controversial MTV program “Skins.”

According to a report by the Parents Television Council, two-thirds (64 percent) of all TV shows contain “sexual content” – anything from flirting to intercourse.

Additional data about U.S. teens’ beliefs and values revealed in this survey include some troubling aspects of the influence of media on children, such as:

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In Praise of Stay-At-Home-Moms//

Dr. Laura and Stay-At-Home Moms

I’m a super huge fan of Dr. Laura. She is right-on most of the time, and I love listening to her show, reading her books, and learning from her.

She read the following letter over the air on Thursday. I was listening to a replay of her show on satellite radio late on Thursday night on my way to the San Francisco airport to pick up my husband from his week of traveling for work. This is the sweetest recount from a woman who really understands what family means and the importance of being a parent.

I wanted to share this with all of my readers because it is important for parents to understand their proper role in the rearing of their children. Basically, they need to be there to do it, and not hand off their children to someone else.  Children need to have their Mothers home with them, and they need to know that they are loved and appreciated. They need to feel safe and secure, and those are things that they don’t get at daycare.

I am very blessed to have a husband who willingly goes out and slays dragons for me and the kids everyday, no complaints. He’s an amazing husband and an amazing Father.

Subject: I had A Terrible Night Last Night And I Am Thankful!

Date: 2009-11-20

I had A Terrible Night Last Night And I Am Thankful!

Dear Dr. Laura,Yes, you read that subject correctly. I had a terrible night and I am thankful for it!! I had an epiphany last night as I cradled my 4 year old who caught a cold. But first I need to tell you about my night. My 9-month old caught a cold a few nights ago, on my birthday in fact, and kept me up all night that night. Well he’s sleeping a little better now, but he still struggles with congestion.

So last night he was having a hard time staying asleep because he couldn’t breathe too well through his nose. So figuring he needed some extra TLC I cradled him while he slept for about an hour. Then when my arms could not take it any more I placed him in his crib. I climbed into bed, at about midnight, thankful for sleep, as I’d had a little bit of insomnia the night before. As I started drifting off to sleep, I hear this tiny knock upon my door. {Click here to continue reading. . .}

{ Feminism….another sneaky agenda to destroy marriages, families, and women! And sadly, it’s working…. }

I stumbled upon this article today from masculinisme.com entitled “American Women,” via the opineeditorials.com blog. Masculinisme talked about women in America today and what many women have done and lost, and stooped to, because of their so called loyalty to feminism. In my opinion, feminist behaviors and ideals have become too common-place in today’s American society that I don’t even think women and young girls realize that the Feminist Movement and their indoctrination tactics are actually responsible for the negative behaviors women have assimilated in to their speech, ideas, actions, values and treatment of men and their children. Read on to be enlightened if you don’t know what I mean.

Masculinisme’s article makes some interesting points about American women:

A female friend of mine recently tried to join a local political group that seeks to be mentors to teenage girls. However, this friend of mine lacks the advanced professional credentials that this group wants. My friend works in an office during the day and works in a restaurant at night – perfectly reasonable jobs and both worthy of respect.

However, the group of women she wanted to become involved with – spearheaded by a local female TV news reporter – made it clear that the group of women mentoring young girls would be made up of CEOs, doctors, lawyers, engineers, etc. Are these the only role models for girls? Should there not be a whole bevy of options for American girls? How about a happy, stay-at-home mom or a contented wife in a child free relationship as role models? Apparently these options are not viable for young American girls, if this group of modern feminists is to be believed.

$650...cost of day care for one month, while a Mother climbs the corporate ladder...

$650...cost of day care for one month, while a Mother climbs the corporate ladder...

I would take my Mother and my Grandmother as role models for my daughter over a feminist CEO any day. Masculinisme continues by pointing out that:

The sad stereotype of the shrill, unfriendly, independent American career woman is becoming stronger and stronger. The equally repellent stereotype of the overwrought and unfriendly soccer mom shuttling her kids around while trying to keep her independence is also becoming part of our cultural landscape. The scowling American woman is all too common. It’s not men making her scowl. It’s her inability to see reality and choose appropriately that is making her scowl.I am not angry with American women. I merely pity them. I pity them for embracing feminism without any critical thought. I pity them for making men the enemy and not loving partners. I pity them for their unsuccessful struggle with their own rules. I pity them for not understanding that life is about compromise and that compromise is not weakness.

The Opine Editorials didn’t really seem to like this article, but I have to respectfully disagree with them…
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