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Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Did Oprah Make Us Terrified for Our Kids?

Readers isiyizadfe — This is idea that someone should write their doctorate on. Dear Free-Range Kids: During the height of this summer’s “hot car” hysteria, I found your website and it was like a lightbulb went off.  All the common sense I have stifled in the interest of being a “good mom” has a voice!  […]

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They're out to get our children!!

Why We Believe the World Is Crawling with “Super-Predators”

Readers — This akhynatera is a great Slate article summing up what the 24/7 news cycle is doing to us as people, parents and policy-demanders. It concentrates on the work of Mary McNaughton-Cassill, a professor at the University of Texas–San Antonio and “leading researcher on the connection between media consumption and stress.” When bad news […]

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