It has been announced that former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson will receive a 20 million dollar settlement from 20th Century Fox in response to her sexual harassment lawsuit against former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. Not only are they awarding her this historic settlement but they also issued her a public apology.
All weekend I have seen articles and social posts complaining that Malia Obama skipped the Democratic National Convention to go to Lollapalooza. “Doesn’t she take seriously her role as a First Daughter?” Never mind that her family has never wanted her or her sister to be forced into political roles. The President and First Lady have painstakingly worked to make sure that the First Daughters were, first and foremost, kids; free to grow and develop as naturally as one can living in a fishbowl. [Read more…]
As parents we have a long list of things we want to teach our children before they embark on the world under their own power. Chief among those goals is that we teach our children to think critically for themselves. My eldest son is turning 18 next month,which qualifies him to vote in his first Presidential Election primary here in Illinois in a few weeks. [Read more…]