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Are Helicopter Parents Here to Stay?

As advocates of parent-child rough-and-tumble play, we have often bumped up against the bubble-wrapping tendencies of the helicopter parent. So when...

Are Foodie Kids the Sign of End Times?

Being a childless misanthrope and everything, it pleased me to see two new books addressing one of my pet peeves: kids and all the things they don’t like. Pamela...

The Growing Backlash Against Overparenting

The insanity crept up on us slowly; we just wanted what was best for our kids. We bought macrobiotic cupcakes and hypoallergenic socks, hired tutors to correct a...

Why Is the U.S. Against Children’s Rights?

Recently the U.N. special representative on violence against children called on member countries to ratify two optional protocols to the U.N. Convention on the...

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