One in 20 Priests Abuse…

“ALLOWING Catholic priests and other clergy to marry could reduce some instances of child sexual abuse…” from an article just posted on my EverybodyCallsMyFatherFather.com website.  Click here to read: http://everybodycallsmyfatherfather.com/NewsAboutPriests.html

Dr. Hope’s Silly Quote of the Day:

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” –Oscar Wlide

Oops, again! I goofed again. Here’s the right link for: “Wow, maybe priests will be able to marry…:

Oops, I goofed. Here’s the right link for: “Wow, maybe priests will be able to marry…:

New article on my website: Leading Catholic academic calls for married priests
 CathNews – Found Oct. 18, 2012… has said the Catholic Church urgently needs to overturn its centuries-old ban on ordaining married men to ease the shortage of priests and…

Go to http://www.EverybodyCallsMyFatherFather.com/NewsAboutPriest.html to read more.

Dr. Hope’s Quote of the Day:

“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. And you can do it when things are tough.”
–Richard M. DeVos

Wow, maybe priests will be able to marry and have kids!

New article on my website: Leading Catholic academic calls for married priests
 CathNews – Found Oct. 18, 2012… has said the Catholic Church urgently needs to overturn its centuries-old ban on ordaining married men to ease the shortage of priests and…

Go to http://www.laughingday.com/LatestNews.htm to read more.

How Books at Home May Affect a Child’s Brain Later

I just posted this and nine other articles on my Laughing Day website.

“How books at home may affect child’s brain later – FOXNews.com Books Trim the Brain – Science Magazine For preschoolers, more books equal a better brain – Examiner.com Early years key to brain development…”

For links to the complete articles go to: http://www.laughingday.com/LatestNews.htm

Silly Quote of the Day:

I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” –Robert McCloskey

Got Kids? Got Grandkids? Find out what’s new with kids and reading.

Hello everyone! I have a new feature at Laughingday.com, I’m posting the latest news articles that affect children and reading.  Here’s an except from one posted today: 

Reading at age four can help brain mature quickly: Study
Times of India – Found 1 hour ago According to a new research, if children are surrounded by books at age four a part of their brain involved in language and thought develops quicker …

You can read this article and dozens more at this link: http://www.laughingday.com/LatestNews.htm

Enjoy!

C’ya,

Dr. Hope

Oops, I forgot to give the exact link, sorry teachers!

This is a Free download for teachers.I just put a FREE curriculum for teachers teaching K thru 3rd grade up on the Teachers Pay Teacher website.  The twenty lesson curriculum is designed to help kids (and adults) lean how to use punctuation.  It’s based on my book, Punctuation Pals. FREE for teachers.   Here’s the link: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Punctuation-Pals-Curriculum