traffic stop protocol…

In a day and age where complaints about police are all over the place, I’ve actually got a serious question that I haven’t seen adequately addressed anywhere. I don’t count internet pundits opining on “best practices” on general forums to be “adequate”. Way back when in my high school driver’s ed classes, and in the…

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Pseudonyms and Social Networks

I’m a parent of a teenage daughter and a preteen boy – both of whom are online; I work in the internet industry; I’ve been a victim of a cyber-stalker (or two); I have carefully crafted my own online identity to protect my personal information, sometimes to the detriment of my career which revolves around…

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Tune in today!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mommymatter Then come back here or to MommyMatter to check out all the links I’m going to mention…. Straight talk about kids and gun safety. Or, heck, just tune in to hear what I actually sound like. Yipe. 1 pm PST today – that’s 2 for you Mountain folks, 3 for y’all in Central and…

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On the air… The Gunchick Speaks!

Kids and guns – it’s a parent’s nightmare, right? Straight talk without paranoia – no hype and no politics. Sound good? Yeah, I thought so too. That’s why I am really excited to be teaming up with the ladies at MommyMatter and Blog Talk Radio to host The Gunchick Speaks – a once a month…

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The Mind of a Predator – III

(finally adding this installment to this blog… This entire series was originally done elsewhere, but I felt it warranted repeating here.) Alright, here we go – the last in this series, and in many ways, the easiest, yet in others, the hardest. It’s also the LONGEST! I have shared my history, and how I was…

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Pepper Spray – it ain’t just a seasoning…

As my kids have gotten older, and as I have learned to be less and less the over-protective parent and let them experience life, I have had to learn to let go, slowly, yes, but let go all the same. But I’m not an ostrich, I’m a concerned parent in the modern world facing the…

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