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Entries by Dr. Peggy Drexler from 12/2012

Hillary Clinton: Finally the Cool Kid

| Posted 12.01.2012 | Women

This year, Clinton has been called, at turns, "the coolest person on the planet" and "The James Dean of our generation." Here was a woman so many other women could either relate to or emulate: A woman who got things done -- and then went and had a beer.

On Raising Kids Who Seem to Have it All

| Posted 12.08.2012 | Parents

As absurd as it might sound to many, it's not easy being a rich kid. Their parents tend to have high expectations. They think their money is their most notable quality. And so they learn to use it -- to buy affection, or friends.

How to Stay Guilt-Free This Holiday Season

| Posted 12.22.2012 | Parents

This year, remind yourself that you do a lot for your children every single day. Keep your efforts turned inward, and resist the temptation to use others' experiences as personal motivation even when it seems like everyone else is giving their kid the perfect holiday.

Does Gender Identification Have a Place In Our Political System?

| Posted 12.29.2012 | Women

Perspectives impact rulings. Understanding other lives is not the forte of homogeneous groups. I am not talking about symbolic diversity. I am not talking about role models and success stories. I am talking about bringing a kind of life perspective to our political representation that will not find its way there on its own.