Sharon L. Smatusek Harris Free

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  1. 2 days ago on Arlo and Janis

    True — I watch Hulu ON or THROUGH Roku.

  2. 2 days ago on Betty

    If this runs its course, Alex will steal Betty’s observation and knock out another best-seller self-help book…

  3. 2 days ago on Daddy's Home

    There’s nothing like undermining your spouse and making them the bad guy with your kids. It may be the perks of fatherhood, but he’s neither a great father or an adequate husband.

  4. 2 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

    And morally, you have less than nothing…

  5. 2 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

    It’s probably more defined as the absence thereof…

  6. 2 days ago on Zack Hill

    Are you really enjoying your constant mansplaining?

  7. 2 days ago on Stone Soup Classics

    I was pushed up a grade. Tell me about bored. However, when you ask more of a teacher to raise your kids and tie their hands as far as discipline is concerned, the added administration, the classroom chaos added and abetted by uninterested moms and dads who undermine an educator’s authority (while assuming no responsibility on their part) and a classroom of 40 relatively well-behaved kids who don’t want their parents summoned to school and who have ready-made study buddies in the older students changes drastically. In one-room classrooms, older students OFTEN mentored the younger kids and learned leadership skills and responsibility while they did so.

    And nobody had to teach to the test to get funding for a school district based on scores.

  8. 3 days ago on Betty

    Or take turns getting the table and ordering. Seriously — I have friends with whom I do that and it works fine and everybody gets a turn. I learned that in kindergarten.

  9. 3 days ago on For Better or For Worse

    It’s CANADA!!! It’s not like it’s Georgia in August!

  10. 3 days ago on Stone Soup Classics

    I guess you whiners don’t know about the reams of paperwork that is now associated with teaching, the state and local requirements, the standardized tests, the idiot administrators, and the nonpaticipatory parents (who think their children can do no wrong) depending on you to parent their kids by teaching them about sex, manners, and not bullying/killing each other so they get home safely each day.