Brain Appendages

Monica (15): Mom, are earlobes called earlobes because it has something to do with the brain, or just because they wanted to call them earlobes? Belinda (22): Monica, are nerves called nerves because they get on your nerves? Monica: No, you know, because you have...

Mechanical Girls

[Caleb sneaks up on his sister and spanks her.] Alana (17): Caleb! [Caleb laughs and runs out of arms' reach.] Alana: Caleb, why did you do that? Caleb (7): You're just a girl who needs a spanking. Alana: Caleb, you don't spank girls. In fact, if you spank a girl, she...

Sugar Induced Coma

WHAT JUST HAPPENED? I found myself sitting on top of the kitchen counter waist deep in candy wrappers. Suddenly, the reality of what I had done came crashing down: I raided my kids ? Halloween candy bags. All three of them. The only remaining treats at the bottom were...

Only At Education Week

As I was browsing in the BYU Bookstore Annex this afternoon, looking at the books and offerings written or recommended by Education Week speakers. There were two, young boys running in and out among the tables an unusual sight, given that children under 14 are not...