Be part of “Voices of Parents Forum”

For our inaugural issue, August 1st Respect for Parents Day, please tell us = = > > What Parents Forum means, or has meant, to you! SEND US A FEW WORDS …up to 100 words, if you like… by email to info@parentsforum.org. Include your name and tell us the city and...

Our collective blind spot

Almost every day I read an article on children’s issues that completely ignores parents. What is wrong with this picture? The Economist’s otherwise terrific article “Poor children fall behind early in life. Better pre-school education could...

Be the Change . . . award nomination

This quick word, with profound thanks to Sophia Luthuli in Soweto, South Africa, who nominated me, is to share a link: http://bit.ly/1TjMMKK The nomination for a Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Award in the individual activist category is a great honor. It would...

Ch-ch-ch-changes

It seems that I was the 12,733,144-th person to listen online to this song by David Bowie, who is now, sadly, gone from us. I confess that I did not follow him … something about being busy raising children, working and all that … during his heyday. I have...