Does Harry Potter Romanticize Boarding School?

I feel that it’s only reasonable to write a response to Tilda Swinton’s assertions that ‘Harry Potter romanticizes boarding school and this is damaging to children.’ In an earlier life, I read the entire Harry Potter series and watched at least … Continue reading

The Best Way To Prevent A Teen Pregnancy

Dear moms and dads of teens, We all love our teens so much! But, we also know that we’re raising our kids in a world that has some terribly ugly, dark, dangerous corners in it! We can’t be with our kids … Continue reading

Hatred and Violence Solve Nothing

This open letter is in reaction to this post at HuffPo, where writer Jesse Bern espoused and encouraged anti-Trump protesters to greater rage and violence. Dear Jesse, I suspect you will be amazed to learn that there are those of us … Continue reading