"All the previous replys were excellent.
Just another comment. Likely not relate to your personal story. But it was not too long ago. O.K. It was long ago. But grade school used to have three opportunties for those young, growing and active young…"
"In regards to the condiment containers being handled by someone changing a diaper. You and all your female readers need to be advised, that at LEAST 25% of those using the stalls in the mens room doing the number two. Which means butt wiping is…"
"I really don't have all the facts, the nuance of how the parties (restaurant personnel and mother) spoke and reacted to each other to place the fault on one party.
Something to think about.
1) Could the mother have gone to her vehicle?
"Just an open view of the breakdown of society. Not because these actions occur. Because bad actors have always been around. But because the protections and restrictions afforded to protect the innocents and society in general are being dismantled,…"
"Just another plus for sending your children to a public schools. The socialization that one would miss, if one home schooled or sent their child to the proper private.
Remember, the values that your child aquire and that dominate their…"
"Share your disgust with the gang violence and lawlessness found in and around our community. But unless you live in a shell, you will find it affects the adjacent counties also. Hardee may be less, as one would expect it would be as it is a smaller…"
"Will let me share an incident that occurred about five years ago, a year or so before my father passed away.
I was taking my mother and my very ill father to Tampa International, to catch a flight to my sister's place out west. It was to be his…"
"Convenience or Safety?
I suppose you could now change how you serve milk or juice to your children. By pouring into a glass or stainless steel cup. But then again, almost all milk is sold in plastic containers, as is most juice. Soft drinks too, are…"
"In Florida, in the heat and humidity. Windows down, vehicles parked on hot asphalt, with none to little shade. Some with little ones in the backseat locked in their car seats. Others with grandma or grandpa picking up their little grandchildren,…"
"Where are the parents? If the first night of the fair results in these kinds of actions. Why was the sheriff's department so ill prepared. It seems like the sheriff's department had a role in what happen at this event, as it is noted…"
"Fourteen year old children should not be at the fair with other fourteen year old children to watch over each other at night. Too many decisions may need to be made throughout the night by a child, which can result in tragedy.
Been to fairs…"
"Yes she should still be charged. As a possible deterrent to some unethical teachers that lack morals, but do not wish their actions known.
But the bigger question is, what is going on in our teaching colleges? Do they still teach ethics? Do they…"
"Thanks Shawn for the feedback on how this site moves subjects in and out of the front pages. I'm always open for factual explantions. It did seem odd before your reply, having seen subjects stay on the front page, with one or two…"
"I thought this site was for public discussions on issues of importance. But now this topic has been move off the front page after a very short time period, while other topics of little substance stayed for many days and sometime weeks.
"It seems like others have done a good job of explaining the Home School "option." Other than the first comment, which was stated with the opinion of removing a parent(s) consideration of "options."