Author: The Pondering Father

Bullying Remains a Concern for Parents and Kids

Despite recent efforts to downplay its current societal impact, bullying remains a legitimate safety concern for both parents and students alike. The existence of a toxic (and potentially lethal) combination of increased reports of harassment, accusations against schools for intentionally under-reporting acts of bullying, along with a sharp rise in teenage suicide is creating a

Review: Blackstone Valley’s The Polar Express Captivates Audiences

In what’s become a yearly Christmas-time tradition in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, The Polar Express train ride continues to triumphantly provide local families with an unforgettable adventure. From the offering of numerous pre-ride activities to the 90-minute jaunt aboard  “The Polar Express,” the experience will leave both kids and adults alike filled with holiday spirit. Pre-Ride