Letter for Two (I accpt your apology)

Written by C.V. Harris

Letter for Two (I accept your apology)

To My Dearest Two:

Fromrepparttar day that each of you inhaled your first breath I adored you. I changed my entire life for each of you (I think they call this maternal). Even though there were times when I could not give you all ofrepparttar 147704 things that you thought you wanted, I was able to providerepparttar 147705 things in life that you needed.

There were so many times when I wasrepparttar 147706 one that took ever so dauntlessly your defiance, your selfishness, your arrogance, and your unwillingness to make my job an easier one. Be mindful that parenting is not equipped with an “how to” manual. I wasrepparttar 147707 one that knew what was best for you atrepparttar 147708 time. I loved and gave you too much. Maybe that was my only fault, loving each of you too much. I sheltered you from harms way ofrepparttar 147709 world because I knew first hand how brutal and wicked this world could be. But you didn’t see that then. In your naive eyes, I was alwaysrepparttar 147710 “enemy”. The outsider.

I thought atrepparttar 147711 time that we were each other’s nucleus. Was I wrong? Was I so wrong??

Unbeknownst to you, when you hurt me with a roll of your eye, or a slam of your door, or ignored me as you people often do, (as teenagers often do), I still had love for you. Even thoughrepparttar 147712 next day I awoke to tear soaked pillowcases. You never knew this did you? Through it all, I believed that I had to continue to be there forrepparttar 147713 two of you when you needed me. You always thought you would never need me didn’t you? Thought you had this life thing figured out. But you did need me. And I was there! (We do that type of thing, us parents, try to be there for our children no matterrepparttar 147714 consequence). Selfless love I heard it called. We cannot help ourselves.

I want you both to know that I accept your heartfelt apology. I accept your apology forrepparttar 147715 times that you treated me withrepparttar 147716 utmost haughtiness.

Let’s Google And Yahoo Our Kids’ Education

Written by Joel Turtel

I love Google and Yahoo. With Google and Yahoo I can searchrepparttar Internet on any subject that interests me, at any time day or night, inrepparttar 147691 comfort of my home. I was thinking how much fun it is to learn new things with Google or Yahoo, compared torepparttar 147692 boredom or learning torture that public schools put millions of kids through every day.

Let’s considerrepparttar 147693 differences in how a typical child (we’ll call her Jenny) learns when she uses Google or Yahoo, compared to how she learns in her public-school classroom.

First, with Google or Yahoo, Jenny can explore any subject that fascinates her. She literally hasrepparttar 147694 whole world at her fingertips. She can learn about tulips, cooking, dinosaurs, fashion, arithmetic, model airplanes, how to playrepparttar 147695 piano, or story books by thousands of authors.

When she is older, she can search dozens of Internet libraries, includingrepparttar 147696 Library of Congress, for information on any subject underrepparttar 147697 sun.

In contrast, in her public-school classroom, Jenny must study onlyrepparttar 147698 subjectsrepparttar 147699 teacher or school principal says she must study, even though these subjects might bore her to death.

Second, with Google or Yahoo at home, Jenny can spend as many hours as she wants studying any subject that fascinates her. If she likes flowers, she can spend all day learning about different flowers, how they grow,repparttar 147700 best season to plant them, how sunlight helps them, or how much water each flower needs.

In contrast, in public school, Jenny usually spends about 50 minutes on each subjectrepparttar 147701 school forces her to study. She has to go to a different class on a different subject every 50 minutes, even if she was interested inrepparttar 147702 subject she was studying in her previous class. This can strangle her interest in any one subject. For Jenny, public school turns learning into broken, disconnected bits of knowledge on subjects that often bore her.

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