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Free Range Children, Times have Changed

“Parents can help the child at home with review on his newly learned sound through mealtime conversations that include some of the child’s trouble words. The child may be allowed to do the grocery shopping for Mother. The parents can then check the success of the child and send the report to the teacher.” What […]

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Vintage Salad Receipts

Italian Sauce Put the yolk of an egg into a basin, work in a teaspoonful of powdered sugar, a teaspoonful of garlic vinegar (one or two drops only for English taste), two tablespoonfuls of oil (this to be added slowly drop by drop). then a large tablespoonful of vinegar: pour over the salad, and serve […]

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Good Parenting means being flexible

“Let” children engage in forming their own opinions: Forming their own opinions: Parents should be careful about passing on their own strong opinions to their children as though they are a required belief.  As Miss Mason says, they may share your opinions for a time, “But a reaction comes, and the swinging of the pendulum is […]

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Cooking Tongue

I have looked through an 1897 Good Housekeeping and found an article on the proper ways to cook tongue.  I’m not sharing the how to cook part, because my method is simply to put it in the crockpot with a small bit of water and whatever herbs you want to smell- bay leaf, garlic, pepper, […]

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school shootings and gun stats

It feels bad, but it’s hard to get a clear picture when there is so much lying about the numbers. Another claim, 22 school shootings, counts an incident with a BB gun, an accidental discharge in a gun safety class, domestic violence in an apartment on a campus, domestic violence in a dorm room on […]

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