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Free Speech is for the Speech You Hate, Not for the Speech You Like

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 10.28.2015 | Education
Dr. Cindi Love

I can relate to the impact of saying what one believes to be true when other people don't want to hear it. That is why I feel alarmed today about the campus-based and society-wide movement toward censorship.

The Healing Power of Ice

Caren Chesler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents
Caren Chesler

I don't mind placating my son on small matters. I still let him suck on a pacifier when he goes to bed. If he wants a Band-Aid for a mosquito bite, I'll allow him that. He's going to spend a long time in a harsh world.

The Upside of Low Self-Esteem

Nicole Balin | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Nicole Balin

I'm not a parent, but many of my friends are. I fear that they're raising a generation of kids with an odd problem: too much self-esteem. Parents who reward their progeny for everything they do and tell coaches that there should no longer be winners and losers at games because it hurts the kid's feelings.

Are You Raising an Independent Child?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 09.02.2012 | Parents
Mark Goulston, M.D.

At the same exact moment you hovercoddle your child, there are probably at least 10 million children their same age dealing with a situation on their own.