Tag Archive | "guns"

Let’s Be Honest About Assault Weapons

Friday, January 18, 2013

0 Comments

When I tried to explain to my seventh-grade daughter the details of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, I quickly realized by the semi-engaged look on her face that she knew a tragedy had occurred, but that she didn’t have …

Continue reading...

America, You Have an Anger Problem

Friday, January 11, 2013

5 Comments

Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with representatives of the National Rifle Association as part of the discussion the White House is trying to have after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings. While he was meeting with the group whose …

Continue reading...

Newtown Massacre: When are Our Kids Really Safe?

Friday, December 14, 2012

1 Comment

How do I keep my daughter safe? It’s a question I ponder a lot, and now I find myself thinking about it again with the unthinkable Newtown, Connecticut elementary school shootings that have left at least 26 people dead, most …

Continue reading...

The Aurora Shooting: Maybe It’s OK to be a Helicopter Parent

Friday, July 20, 2012

14 Comments

The shooting tragedy in Aurora, Colorado has parents like me thinking a lot about sending our kids to the movies. What we might have done yesterday probably won’t be what we will do tomorrow. I let our 12-year-old daughter go …

Continue reading...

Mothers of Intention — Aftermath of Tucson Edition

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

5 Comments

In the days since the massacre in Tucson and attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, many people have been weighing in on the tragedy.  Here are a few thoughtful posts worthy of your time: Ilina from Dirt and Noise …

Continue reading...