Last month, Seth Walsh went out to the back yard of his house in the small town of Tehachapi, California, and hung himself. His mother Wendy knew that he was being bullied and harassed because he was gay, but what could she do?
Parenting is not about perfection. Rather, it's about giving your children your best you, and taking the lead of this dance in a way that will teach them how to lead their own dance one day, openly, honestly and responsibly.
Is the web diminishing our ability to pay attention to the goings on in the real world, or whether we're neurologically modifying ourselves to only be capable of focusing on ever-briefer bites of information.
Concerns about Slaughterhouse-Five, Speak, and Twenty Boy Summer highlight a deeper and more troubling belief -- that is, that young people should be prevented from exposure to anything that discusses sex and sexual activity in any way.