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PARENTING

Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.

  • ‘My Parents Are Stupid’
    April 1, 2019
    When Kids Refuse to Be Properly Indoctrinated If I had any doubts that Gen Y and Gen Z possess the…
  • How Not to Raise a Sexual Assaulter
    January 13, 2019
    You Never Really Know If You’re Raising Good Kids ... Until You’re Long Done The political pandemonium of the past two…
  • Secrets of a Very Catholic Daughter
    June 2, 2018
    ‘Hiding Out’ Author Talks Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives I thought my dad saddled me with some psychological baggage. He used to…
  • Raising a First-Person Shooter
    April 7, 2018
    ‘Fortnite’ Video Game Blowing Holes in My Anti-Gun Policy The hypocrisy of my life is corroding my insides, and confession is…
  • Theater Kids Save the World
    April 7, 2018
    Drama Class Prepares Students to Lead a Revolution Everyone who’s been to high school knows it: Jocks top the student hierarchy.…

SKIRTING THE ISSUES

Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.

  • This Is Not Your Parents’ Sex
    March 10, 2018
    Women Share Stories About Sex After 50 Nobody wants to think about their parents having sex. Or their parents’ friends. Or,…
  • #Me … NotSoMuch?
    March 10, 2018
    Confessions of a Last-Wave Feminist Ladies, I gotta come clean. From the first time I saw it on a social media…
  • Will I Marry You? Why Knot
    January 21, 2018
    Reverend Starshine Reporting for Duty Only two men have ever seriously asked me to marry them, and I said yes to…
  • Safe Table Talk for the Holiday Season
    January 21, 2018
    Conversing Peacefully with Your Family at Thanksgiving It’s been quite a year, folks. Hell, it’s been quite a week. In the…
  • Smutty Buddies
    January 21, 2018
    A Plea to Sex-Robot Makers Dear Manufacturers of These Sex Robots I Keep Hearing About, Apologies for this interruption as…

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Keep Your Skirt On
Wife on the Edge
Broad Assumptions
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