Category Archive: Issues for Kids

Nov 15

The Youngest Member of The Manson Family Finally Tells Her Intriguing Story: Member of The Family.

Member of The Family is a well written, intriguing look at the youngest member of Charles Manson’s family. It’s interesting, thought provoking, telling and disgusting at the same time. Dianne Lake who was only 14 when she was taken in by the Manson family, witnessed and lived with the people who became some of the …

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Nov 14

RIDICULOUS:Do Stores Start Christmas Too Early?

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Did you start seeing Christmas decorations in stores  months before Christmas this year? I was not shocked when I saw Christmas trees in the front lobby of our local Wal-mart way back in October. Lowe’s had Christmas everything in their front lobby at the end of September. It was 80 degrees outside, and here in local …

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Nov 10

TRY NOT TO BECOME INVOLVED WITH FRANKIE

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FRANKIE written by Shivaun Plozza is a young adult book of major teenage angst, turmoil, restlessness, of a teen girl looking for herself. Readers discover a strong, determined young woman who goes through hellish times, but won’t rat on anyone , even if they do hurt her. Her mother left her at a very early …

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Nov 08

WEIRD NEWS WEDNESDAY:Schools Enforcing Stricter Rules. But Are They Making Matters Worse or Better?

HUDSON (FOX 13) – A controversial new program at a Pasco County high school segregates students, during lunch time, based on their grades. Not all parents and students are on board. In fact many students and parents think the program is making things worse, not better. According to school officials, the program was rolled out …

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Nov 07

RAISING TRUMP: Despite Preconceived Notions, Actually One of the Best Books of 2017!

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RAISING TRUMP— I did not want to like the newest book written by Ivana Trump, Raising Trump. After Ivana publicly stated that she was the first lady, attempting and being successful in gaining a lot of media attention with her statement, I felt kind of pissed off. But I have to say after reading Raising Trump, …

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Oct 30

What Does It Show Kids When NFL Players Take a Knee During the National Anthem?

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When millionaire, large contract making football players kneel for the National Anthem this shows our kids it is okay to do whatever we want whenever we want. Considering the NFL won’t stand up to their players, enforcing their own rules of players must stand during the playing of the National Anthem, this says it is …

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Oct 26

Seven Days of Us: Reminded Me of A Woody Allen Movie

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Seven Days of Us reminded me of  Woody Allen’s  movies, which meander until aggravation sets in and we give up or fast forward the flick. Seven Days of Us is a family drama book cleverly written about four family members who unwillingly—except for the mother, who has discovered she has cancer, wind up in  house …

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Oct 20

EMMA IN THE NIGHT: A Frightful Story of Child Abuse

When I first started reading Emma In The Night, I did not like the book. I was going to give it a snarky review. But once I  hit page 100, it hit me what was going on, and exactly why Wendy Walker over explains narcissism, and writes Emma in such a simple way. She writes …

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Oct 11

Once A Mom, Always A Mom: Respect Women, Harvey Weinstein!

Being a Mom doesn’t end when our kids become adults, because they still need our love, help and our guidance to continue on the pathway to becoming and staying decent, law abiding, respectful  human beings. I am against what Harvey Weinstein did to young women who were breaking into acting. I am against the heinous, …

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Oct 10

THE NINTH HOUR: Literary Genius, But Not My Cup of Tea

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Beautifully written, The Ninth Hour is an inspiring piece of fiction. Alice Mc Dermont writes beautiful books, that are literary masterpieces. The Ninth Hour starts out as a promising storyline develops, then in walks Sister St. Saviour and the plot does not thicken, it slows down to a trickle. Alice McDermott  writes in a method …

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