I have been quietly watching what happens on the streets of River Forest as I take my kids around on Halloween night and here is what I have found. Some houses give out full-size chocolate bars, gift certificates and soda pop, but only to the "neighborhood kids". I'm not entirely sure how I feel about this practice.
OK, I saw the movie, then stayed for the discussion with the film producer afterwards. The last time I wrote, I suspected that perhaps the film would be an advocate for changing our homework policy. In fact they quoted several statistics that back up the fact that homework is totally ineffective until middle school and even then only an hour a night showed any statistical advantage.
A blog about Oak Park Conversations - YES! Oak Park is the type of town where conversation is welcome, and discussion is encouraged if not mandated. As owner of Buzz Cafe I engage in conversations about all sorts of things when I walk around the cafe speaking to customers. I intend to bring the most interesting and thought provoking conversations to this blog. Stay tuned...
My family and I are forever grateful to You beyond words for Your glorious intercession and grace. You have saved us. Your help will never be forgotten. May You be known to all who seek you as a granter of miracles. Our love and gratitude always!