Should First Ladies Get Paid?

Yesterday, at a fundraiser in Denver, Colorado, President Obama lamented that first ladies don’t get paid even though they work hard. What do you think? The First Lady (FLOTUS) does have a budget (although when the government doesn’t have a budget, I’m not sure how she knows what that is), as well as a staff. … Read more…

7 Tips for Teaching Patriotism to Our Kids

In two days, we celebrate the birth of our nation. It was 236 years ago Wednesday that our country declared “No More” – we are our own nation. “We don’t need your stinkin’ taxes, Britain” – we are taxed enough already. Do your kids get this? For some, Independence Day is a day for hot … Read more…

Camps Teach Kids about Our Founding

The American people continue to amaze me in their resolve to ensure our children learn about the basics of our country’s founding. One such group that continues to educate our youth about the things public schools no longer adequately teach is the 9/12 Pikes Peak Patriots. Last week, they taught 83 2nd-6th Graders through their … Read more…

Is There Anything Christian about Halloween?

Not much. At least as it stands in today’s culture. Let me clarify. Halloween is fun and thrilling and scary and usually harmless but to a true Christian, most of what we do doesn’t quite line up to their beliefs. Some believers don’t celebrate at all, because it acknowledges Satan’s existence and could put into … Read more…

You Have GOT to See These Kids!

Last weekend, I had the immense pleasure of helping celebrate Constitution Day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with Constituting America (www.constitutingamerica.org) founded by actress Janine Turner and political activist Cathy Gillespie. The celebration capped off their annual competition called We the People 9*17 Contest, that encourages kids from kindergarten through college to read the United States Constitution … Read more…