Prepped for Kindergarten

By Tracee Sioux I don't know who is more excited for the first day of Kindergarten, me or Ainsley. I've taken the education/parenting thing seriously and am sending a child who can read, write, do basic math, understands the color wheel, is…

Friends With Barbies

By Tracee SiouxMy daughter went to her best friend's house yesterday.She has Bratz, Princesses and Barbies at her house, my daughter informed my husband and I the other day. My husband looked at me and asked if I had spoken to her parents about…

Name = Identity

by Tracee SiouxHey Tracee Jones! Tracee Jones! Tracee Jones!I had been married for maybe a year when some guy I knew from high school was trying to get my attention in the hall at my college.I remember this moment vividly because it's when I…

Gender Segregation in Public Schools

Dear Parent,We will begin the 2007-2008 school year on Tuesday, Sept 4,2007. Class time for Kindergarten classes is from 8:00 to 2:30.Your Child has been assigned to room 23 with Mrs. Jones. Students and parents are invited to come to the school…

Sexy News

by Tracee SiouxHere's one more reason to turn the TV off during the local news hour. No journalism experience, but plenty of modeling experience, this is the new "anchor" at an East Texas news station. All journalists with a college degree,…

News Coverage

by Tracee SiouxClick here to watch my news segment taped today. I had big plans for today. I was going to take three teenage girls to a Dating Respect Conference and help them to understand they shouldn't accept sexually exploitative or disrespectful…
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High School Musical 2

by Tracee SiouxEveryone is talking about High School Musical 2, with 17.2 million viewers during the premiere , it's the most-watched basic cable program ever. Ainsley and I watched it together.Isn't this just Dirty Dancing for kids? Here's…
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Coaching Advice

by Tracee SiouxI went to the soccer league meeting on Saturday and they gave some interesting advice to the coaches. If your team is winning 5-0 at half time, it's your responsibility, as the coach, to stop making goals and try to lose. Put…