I Vaccinated My Child From Failure: A Ten Commandment’s Story

per the center of disease control, a vaccine is “a product that stimulates a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, protecting the person from that disease.” “vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but can also be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose. ” vaccinating a child from failureContinue reading “I Vaccinated My Child From Failure: A Ten Commandment’s Story”

A Monkey’s Tale of Aggression: A Ten Commandments’ Story

animal’s social behaviors exposes humanity’s roots. a pet monkey socially dominated a family. this monkey’s social climb tells us much about personal interactions and our society. a family told their story on a youtube video. they brought a monkey into their house essentially consisting of the mother, a daughter and a son. the family wasContinue reading “A Monkey’s Tale of Aggression: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Theft’s Impact On Children: A Ten Commandments’ Story

it was the late 70’s, and chuck mangione’s instrumental “feel so good” was on the radio. it was a special jazz song played with a unique instrument, the flugelhorn. as a high school jazz trumpet player, i dreamed of getting a flugelhorn just like mr. mangione’s. i was able buy a used horn. it wasContinue reading “Theft’s Impact On Children: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

an outrage for an outrage? with an “eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” the torah speaks for proportionality for punishment and compensation. should outrage be proportional? outrage is tricky. huge outrage can be triggered minor events. fast food restaurants have been victims of epic outrage moments. a happy meal’s missing toy canContinue reading “What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Proper Parroting Leads To Proper Parenting: Rivalry Is a Good Thing: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i love you alex, the parrot a parrot training technique is rivalry. parents and children may greatly benefit from it. parrot experts, such as dr. irene pepperberg, have recognized that “one on one” training has limits. thus, to train parrots, rivalry training was instituted. rival training involves bringing an additional person in the room toContinue reading “Proper Parroting Leads To Proper Parenting: Rivalry Is a Good Thing: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Children Hear Everything: The Legend of “Char Man”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

children hear EVERYTHING. i learned it the hard way. i got burned. for children, summer overnight camp is magical experience. my opportunity came only once. our family ran a tight budget. as a result, each child got one shot at it. the month was filled with activities, learning and religious practice. during that month, iContinue reading “Children Hear Everything: The Legend of “Char Man”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Introduction to the “Smashing Tablets” Award: The Father’s Day Nomination: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“now it came to pass when he drew closer to the camp and saw the calf and the dances, that moses’ anger was kindled, and he flung the tablets from his hands, shattering them at the foot of the mountain.” exodus 32:19 we are, at times, in disbelief of what we see in this world.Continue reading “Introduction to the “Smashing Tablets” Award: The Father’s Day Nomination: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Family Redemption From Unforgiveable Acts? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in minnesota, a successful palestinian family went into a crisis mode. their daughter’s once deleted tweets went public. as a 16 year old, their daughter posted vile tweets that were anti-black, anti-jewish and anti-gay. as a result, the community and social media upset ensued causing interruption to their business. the reported financial losses have beenContinue reading “Family Redemption From Unforgiveable Acts? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

NY School Chancellor Makes No Bueno Decision Concerning an Unprincipled Principal: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

public school principals exert tremendous power over both employees and students. principals can impact both parents and children. principals act on both matters of discipline to class assignment which can impact a child’s academic trajectory. likewise, principal can impact both teachers and school staff. principals have the power to subject to them to discipline, unfavorableContinue reading “NY School Chancellor Makes No Bueno Decision Concerning an Unprincipled Principal: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Proper Parroting to Proper Parenting: If You Are Planning to Have Children or Have Young Children, This is a Must Read: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

as a parent deserving of being honored by their children in accordance with the ten commandments, much can be learned from proper parroting. why parrots? parrots are smarter than your young children! there are estimates that parrots can possess the intelligence of a 4 1/2 year old human. in addition, they have all the trappingsContinue reading “Proper Parroting to Proper Parenting: If You Are Planning to Have Children or Have Young Children, This is a Must Read: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”