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Seven Things Parents Can Do Post-Newtown Without Government

JB in MS Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 3:38 PM
Westcliffe CO, what a gorgeous little town! It's been a few years since I was throught there, but it's a place you remember - and miles from Boulder or Denver, in more ways than one, obviously. Way to go Westcliffe, you are setting a fine example for parents everywhere!
JB in MS Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 3:40 PM
Ooops, through. I hatte thoset sptare "t's" thatt keep jumpting in!
These simple common-sense steps are adapted from a post I published on my blog after the horrific Newtown, Conn., massacre. Our hearts ache, but we are not completely helpless or hopeless in the face of evil and the unknown. And we are not alone. This Christmas, cherish life, keep faith and practice self-empowerment.

7. Teach our kids about the acts of heroes in times of crisis. Tell them about Newtown teacher Vicki Soto's self-sacrifice and bravery. Tell them about Clackamas mall shopper Nick Meli, a concealed-carry permit-holder whose quick action may have prevented additional deaths. Tell them about Family Research Council security...