Parents taking out a crippling loan to ensure that their child has a good education is nothing new. However, they usually wait until the child is in a grade that doesn’t have a finger painting class before they start slowly going into debt.
Over-indulgent parents aren’t just making kids dumber. They’re also costing themselves money in the process. The latest trend? Shelling out hundreds — or even thousands — of dollars to get books written by their children published.
Parents upset about the education their children are receiving at the Notre-Dame de Caderot school in southern France didn’t merely hold meetings or complain to the school board. Instead, they stormed the building and took several teachers and the school headmistress hostage.
A recent Gallup poll of 1,020 adults shows that, if Americans could only have one child, they’d rather have a boy than a girl According to the poll, published Thursday, 40 percent said they’d want to have a boy, while 28 percent said they’d rather have …