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Kids and Fame

"The Event": How My Kid Learned About Humanity's Ugly Side

Catherine Crawford | Posted 05.16.2012 | Parents
Catherine Crawford

For the next twenty-some minutes, we watched a video that was one of the most manipulative, sly and aggressive examples of salesmanship I've ever witnessed. Were we allowing our daughter, so full of hope, to be brainwashed right in front of us?

So You Want To Be A Star?

Yalda T. Uhls | Posted 04.26.2012 | Parents
Yalda T. Uhls

We wondered if the synergy between the fame-oriented content of popular TV shows and the opportunity to post online videos and status updates for "friends" and strangers created the perfect storm for a desire for fame.