BULLYING?  PC Experts vs Old Fashioned Values

All the so-called 'experts' have again come out of the woodwork with their words of wisdom on 'bullying'.  Now, don't get me wrong I am not belittling that it is a serious issue, but the 'experts' drive me insane.  Half of them don't even have kids, are just over-educated 'child education' specialists, or they are men over the age of 50 who probably never had any day to day interaction with their own kids as they were too busy 'learning' about them.

All sorts of reasons (or in a lot of the case, blame) is bandied around, everything from violent video games to incompetent teaching...  As a boring old uneducated 'mum', I have my theory as well, and I think the biggest problem is kids being so damn 'Precious' and the 'Political Correctness' in education and parents themselves.

If you believe the 'experts' and their advice on the likes of 'red pens' hurting self-esteem,
'reasoning' with kids (yeah right!  try that with a 3 year old), and all the other psycho-babel, there must be a humungous percentage of our population now that are just so scarred and getting therapy.

When I was at school, I remember a kid in grade one pulling a girls hair, the teacher grabbed his hair, asked him how it felt, the kid in question was humiliated as this happened in front of the other kids, and was then told to go and apologise.  Now, this happened to a 'precious' little grade one kid, but, the teacher had been watching the antics for a while... Read the rest of this article...

Looking for an affordable wedding destination?
How about an all inclusive wedding package for under AU$2950!  Ultimate New Zealand Weddings are currently running a special on their Mt Cook Wedding Package.  The lot, your marriage license, celebrant, photographer, flowers, wedding location... Read More

More Coast Specials:

Dowling & Neylan Real Estate Holiday Rentals
Established in Noosa Heads on Queensland's beautiful Sunshine Coast long before the rest of Australia discovered its charms and today offers the level of understanding and expertise that comes only from experience and long association... read more

More Sunshine Coast Businesses:
  • Innovate Media - "providing superior media solutions at an affordable cost with an approachable, local, personal service."  At Innovate Media, we aim to provide...
  • Leaktech Australia - Beware of the little expenses - a small leak will sink a great ship!  Leaktech Australia - the specialists in leak detection and under...

Excellence & Class!  Gympie
This exquisite residence presents in as new condition and boasts state of the art design elements & finishes. Superior inclusions upon entering with recycled Brisbane wharves' timber. The eye is immediately drawn to the gourmet kitchen... Check it out Now.

Sunshine Coast Business for Sale - Youseeme Mobile Billboards
Sunshine Coast Units for Sale - Investment Opportunity 200m from the beach

Positions Available - Green Army
The Petrie Creek Catchment Care Group (PCCCG) has 10 positions available for a 16 week Green Army placement.  The tasks and training included in this project will be: - Workplace Health and Safety -Tool and equipment use and preparation - Site... Read More

More Sunshine Coast Employment:

In this issue:

  • From the Editors Desk
  • Sunshine Coast Business Specials
  • Sunshine Coast Business in Focus
  • Sunshine Coast Real Estate
  • Sunshine Coast Employment
  • MSC Coast News Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News

'La Ronde' Giveaway
Noosa Arts Theatre has 2 tickets to a real hotty this time, 'La Ronde' to go to one lucky 'Coast News' 
member! Toss your name into the hat for a chance to score... Enter Here

More Coast News Giveaways:
  • 'Pamper Yourself' Giveaway The beautyrooms @ noosa is offering a $50 voucher for beauty services... Enter here
  • Congratulations to Diane of Currimundi & Adam of Coolum Beach who scored the Tokyo Shock Boys Tickets!

Magic For McGrath
Date: Saturday 20th March 2010
Location: The J, Noosa Junction

Not your average magic show. The upbeat and
interactive show is filled with magic that no one could ever expect... Read More

More Sunshine Coast Events:

Disaster Relief Appeal for Flood Communities
Premier Anna Bligh has today launched an appeal to help those affected by 
 flooding in the state's south-west with a $500,000 contribution from... Read More

More Sunshine Coast News:

DOUBLE or Nothing? March Promotion
Even though the media is saying that all is good financially now, we know that for small business that is not so true, so have had a bit of a brainstorm here in the office to help our mates here on the Coast with a DOUBLE or Nothing? Deal

Sorry if you had a few issues onsite 2 weekends ago.  Unfortunately there was a hardware error on our servers (very expensive servers UGH!) all is good now & hope you were not too inconvenienced by us being down a day :)

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