A horrible, cringey Call of the Day from Dr Laura’s show was shared with me on Twitter. Like jaw-droppingly horrible. Like you want to wash your ears out with a Brillo pad horrible.
Dr Laura is the opposite of kind.
I remember hearing about Dr Laura Schlessinger decades ago, but I wasn’t aware she’s still a thing. Really?? People still get assvice from her?
She’s a twit. But not just a harmless, silly twit, but a clever, intentionally mean twit. Why am I using this word? It’s not one I can recall ever using before. It’s unkind and demeaning.
Therapy Through Insults & Interruptions
Here’s why I’m using it on Dr Laura. Because SHE used it 8 times on her Caller of the Day.
8 times in a 5 minute call. Continue reading Dr Laura is a Hypocrite. And a Twit.
A Conversation with 5 Teenage Students
vaping conversation with the two teens I parent was so illuminating that I held a similar discussion with a group of teens I teach and who serve on our school’s student council. Three themes emerged that are helpful to parents and other caring adults:
Confusion about vaping The specter of addiction The cool factor Continue reading “Vape Companies Count on the Cool Factor to Get Us Kids Addicted”
JUUL, vape, pens, mods, tanks, ENDS…no matter what you call e-cigarettes, they are ubiquitous. If
I’m aware of vaping everywhere, you can bet our tweens and teens are, too.
Are they able to say No to vaping — over and over again? I did some research and then asked my own teens.
Continue reading Vaping & Teens — MY Teens