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Peeping Mom

Monitoring children has been a hotly contested topic in recent years with the introduction of apps and software that let parents keep tabs on, well, everything their child does. Some classify this as parenting; others (like myself) look at it as an invasion of privacy that might actually do more harm than good.

Error of Entitlement

Jim Fay, co-author of From Innocence to Entitlement: A Love and Logic Cure for the Tragedy of Entitlement, observes that entitlement is a growing epidemic in our culture.

Hold Up

Entrance test scores show that those who delayed attending school typically performed only 1 percentage point higher in reading than their on-time peers and 4 percentage points higher in math.

Drink Up

We enlisted area professionals to help us weed out the hype from the hysteria as we queried: Do kids really need sports drinks?

Holding a Conversation

In the age of texts and tweets, parents are struggling to raise children with voices of their own. What you can do to raise a confident communicator.