Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.
John Maynard Keynes
Safari Dad
Because Parenting is an Adventure!
Selected Articles
Coming Together With Kids
Religion In Schools, Fingers In Ears
Job Description for Parents
Autism Causes Whooping Cough
Rated E for Exempt
Notebooks of Daily Life (Personal Journal)
Reflections on my daily life, including children, politics, work, and so on.
Selected Articles
Five Things To Know Before You Go On Vacation
Why I Care and Why You Should Too
Strollerderby (Babble Media, Inc.)
October 2009 - April 2010
Covered parenting news and current events of interest to parents of children of all ages.
Selected Articles
Bible Verses Banned From Cheerleaders' Signs
Scholastic Censors LGBT Book
Parentdish (AOL/Weblogs, Inc.)
June 2006 - June 2009
Covered parenting news and current events of interest to parents of children of all ages, as well as authoring original articles, reviews, and narratives based on my own experiences as a parent. Special interests included non-traditional families and education.
Selected Articles
What's wrong with the pledge?
Why I'll miss the diapers
Yosemite, with Kids (links to earlier installments are at the bottom)
Holidash (AOL/Weblogs, Inc.)
October 2006 - December 2008
Covered holiday-themed news, particularly the off-beat and the parent-focused. Also reviewed albums of holiday music of many genres. Penned the post that generated the most comments, beating out even contests that required a comment to win.
August 2009
Selected Articles
Unnecessary Necessities: Five Baby Essentials You Don't Need
Online Communities
Byte Information eXchange
November 1985 - January 1987
Proposed and developed the Accounting Conference. Initiated and moderated discussions to build traffic.
Antiques and Collectibles Forum (CompuServe Information Service)
Initiated and moderated discussions to build traffic. Answer questions and assisted users with navigating the forum and other areas of CompuServe. Hosted forum-wide online live auctions.
Cathy Jean and the Terrible Mean Monsters Next Door
Coming Soon
A children's book recounting the adventures of a curious little girl who ventures into the imposing, unknown building that is reportedly home to monsters -- terrible, mean monsters!