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Sunday , 20 September 2020

Editorial

Mom’s Corner: Back to school judging

I am worried about my kids going back to school and daycare, but I’m just as worried about the backlash from other parents for doing so. It can be hard to judge what is right or wrong these days as a parent. “Breast is best.” Not for everyone. “Don’t feed …

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LAPOINTE: Staying young while growing up

As a kid I used to watch a cartoon called Rescue Heroes about rescue personnel with crazy gadgets they used to save people in emergency situations I loved it. I used to own a ton of merchandise like action figures and play sets, and when people used to ask me …

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LAPOINTE: The Broken Home fallacy

Divorce. An unpleasant topic with a much larger place amongst the collective lexicon of our country than in days past. The statistics can be surprising. For example, did you know that today the average age for someone to get their first divorce is 30 years old? Or that 38% of …

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LAPOINTE: Don’t cut out the middle man

Most everything in life has a natural opposite–up vs down, wet vs dry, light vs dark, and especially prevalent today is Left vs Right. Everything is becoming a political issue today, and because of that it’s getting harder and harder to discuss issues of importance without falling into an argument. …

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MOULY: Reflecting on a poignant documentary and a special friend

I recently watched #AnneFrank – Parallel Stories. The Netflix documentary follows Oscar winner Helen Mirren as she reads excerpts from Frank’s diary. The show also recaps events of additional holocaust survivors. It’s been many years since I read the world renowned book, but watching the show was a bitter sweet …

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LAPOINTE: Let’s talk, instead of cancel

It seems that with each passing day, it’s becoming impossible to disagree with someone without them finding some way to call you a Nazi. You may remember the recent story about Leighton Grey, the local lawyer accused by government and judiciary experts of being a racist, sexist, anti-semite, and a …

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JELSCHEN: Getting away from your kids for Date Night is hard

There you are sitting across from each other and yet nothing seems to come out easily in conversation. Modern Family: Mitchell and Cam are sitting at a table in a fancy restaurant. Mitchell: “Oh. Ya know, Pepper said for our cake tasting we needed to…” Cam (interrupts): “You know the …

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