Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people. The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid. Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?
By the teen years young people can have picked up many skills of adults and perform them with skill. Interest levels can take them to the top even at a very early age. Childhood is the time for them to learn how to care for themselves and perform tasks under supervision that they will need to master in … Continue reading When Teens Need Some Slack