I'm going to say this is a "What?! Why?!!" Moment because as a parent, I now know that when, or at least when I say don't talk back, is because children should have respect for what we decide as parents. And especially middle school children LOVE to argue and try and negotiate/"prove wrong"/ or point out the unjust. Dude, no. Don't talk back. You got yourself in this mess. Shut it, and take responsibility. End rant.

I'm going to say this is a "What?! Why?!!" Moment because as a parent, I now know that when, or at least when I say don't talk back, is because children should have respect for what we decide as parents. And especially middle school children LOVE to argue and try and negotiate/"prove wrong"/ or point out the unjust. Dude, no. Don't talk back. You got yourself in this mess. Shut it, and take responsibility. End rant.

In Flanders Fields  by John McCrae, May 1915        In Flanders fields the poppies blow   Between the crosses, row on row,    That mark our place; and in the sky    The larks, still bravely singing, fly    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

Hamer Tribe Girl, Turmi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Agony of Ethiopian mother whose 15 children were killed by elders

Suspect your elders.

Suspect your elders.

I walked down the hall, my pressed skirt and blouse stiffly rubbed my skin. As I rounded the corner I assumed to see the gold plate I always see but I stopped in surprise. Black sharpie had defiled the plate. But the thought had made my mind race....

Look at our beautiful #mother, y'all. She is gorgeous! Wisdom and strength and bold white #afro. I love her.

Look at our beautiful #mother, y'all. She is gorgeous! Wisdom and strength and bold white #afro. I love her.

Sovngarde - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Sovngarde is were the dead lie in their hall were they respect warriors that fight for their lifes

Sovngarde - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Sovngarde is were the dead lie in their hall were they respect warriors that fight for their lifes

Babies and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That's probably why they get along so well...lol...  A baby does not recognize the depth of the wrinkles or the texture of the skin..all they feel is safe, secure and adored by the old hands that hold them near..a bond like no other

5 Misconceptions About Aging Revealed

Babies and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That's probably why they get along so well...lol... A baby does not recognize the depth of the wrinkles or the texture of the skin..all they feel is safe, secure and adored by the old hands that hold them near..a bond like no other

Community value women, men & women are necessary but right now the equilibrium needs balancing, respect both ways

10 Michelle Obama Quotes We Need Now More Than Ever

Community value women, men & women are necessary but right now the equilibrium needs balancing, respect both ways

gorgeous - a real mature woman instead of the botoxed-siliconed-dyed-tanned-to-death version of femininity we're constantly bombarded with. way to go, toast!

gorgeous - a real mature woman instead of the botoxed-siliconed-dyed-tanned-to-death version of femininity we're constantly bombarded with. way to go, toast!

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