Have you heard this story about the deaf white kids who scrawled KKK on a black deaf classmate? The officials are categorizing it as horseplay that got out of hand. I call it a hate crime. I don't know if kids really understand the gravity of the KKK and hanging nooses in trees, or if… Continue reading Even the Deaf Are Racist
Every so often we hear about mothers who kill their children. Although many of us do not know the circumstances surrounding such tragic events, we do know that as parents ourselves, we have to be able to recognize when someone we love is heading for the deep end and we have to get them some… Continue reading What Would Drive a Mother to Kill Her Own Children?
When I was pregnant in 1998 and 2001, eating fish was not an option. Every pregnancy book, magazine, and television show for expectant moms expressly recommended that expectant mothers refrain from indulging in delectable delights from the sea. Now, researchers have changed their tune and insist that pregnant women should consume at least 12 ounces… Continue reading Should Pregnant Women Eat Fish? New Research Says Yes