The stories shared this week involve some statements actually made in my presence. From time to time there are humorous writings published about “sayings in court” that are borrowed from some other source. But today’s are original and funny; your writer heard them.
Whether a malapropism or just the plain old “sticking your foot in your mouth,” I distinctly remember the looks on faces that portrayed the message: “What did he say?”
Children who are overweight or obese are a problem that is becoming more and more prevalent.
According to www.letsmove.gov, nearly one in three children is overweight or obese. There are many things that parents can do to help their children avoid becoming overweight or obese. One of the most important things is to teach children healthy eating habits and to be a good role model by following healthy eating habits themselves. Also, parents should provide their children with many opportunities for physical exercise.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series about teaching children about money. The second part will run Aug. 19.
Among the many responsibilities of adulthood, managing personal finances is one of the most important skills you can learn. Unfortunately, many of us have had to learn this lesson the hard way, without any formal education on the subject.