And The Earth Day Winner Is …
Apr22

And The Earth Day Winner Is …

And The Earth Day Winner Is … photo credit: The Lone Cypress Our first place winner of Our First Earth Day Giveaway is MICHELE HORNE. I loved her idea not only because it was green but also because it was charitable. You can save the Earth and help those in need. Michele suggested donating sneakers in good condition to Soles4Souls where they can be given to people in desperate need of shoes like victims of natural disasters. She...

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Save the Crayons, Save the World
Apr01

Save the Crayons, Save the World

She may not be a cheerleader, but 7 year old Abigail is definitely a hero in my eyes. It all started with one question.  What happens to the crayons at the restaurant if children don’t take them home? Well, that’s the question Abi posed to Isaac’s restaurant when she was having lunch one day.  They informed her that they would throw them away.  She then asked if Isaac’s would give her the crayons left behind so...

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Our First Earth Day Giveaway
Mar30

Our First Earth Day Giveaway

If you read my recent post Are You too Lazy to Recycle?, you would know that becoming an earth-friendly individual is a new development in my life.  With each passing day, I am gradually reducing my carbon footprint.  I am eager to find new ways to preserve my little piece of the planet.  I am hoping that you are doing the same! In support of Earth Day, the staff at Parenting Help Me would like to offer you the opportunity to win one...

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Drunk Driving Dad Not A Danger To Child
Mar25

Drunk Driving Dad Not A Danger To Child

According to Judge Daniel T. Balfour of Henrico County, VA, driving intoxicated with a child in the vehicle is not considered child endangerment. What the hay??? After an altercation with a patron at a local bar at 1:00 a.m., Raleigh Thomas Campbell drove away with his 9 year old son in the car. He was stopped by police and arrested at gunpoint. He was charged with child neglect, driving under the influence and refused to take a...

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Are You too Lazy to Recycle?
Mar07

Are You too Lazy to Recycle?

Are You too Lazy to Recycle? I just recently began to recycle. I felt guilty after passing by a local landfill on a regular basis and seeing how quickly it was filling up. I was amazed at the mountain of trash that kept growing and I knew that I was contributing to its existence. Up until that point, I was oblivious to what really happened to my trash. And even if I had known, I was too lazy to recycle. I thought it was inconvenient...

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