A New York Times article in October claimed that "incongruously and with regularity, this is a generation that yells." The ensuing controversy has mixed up a slurry of affirmations, denials and rationales on child rearing practices. As a mom whose adult daughter still squirms when I whisper at her, I ask you, "What's a mother, or father, to do?"
One of USA Today's 25 most influential books of the past 25 years, What to expect when you're expecting by Heidi Murkoff, 4th ed., has become an institution and a nation-wide household word.
The library has children’s materials to help divorcing parents deal with their children’s questions and fears. There are two types of these materials: first, books written for the parents, to give advice and comforting tips to the stressed parents. Second, there are books written for children, to teach these young ones about divorce and to reassure them concerning the changes happening in their environment. This column lists those written for parents.
A friend just sent me a link to a cool video about the sixties, that I thought I would share with all of you.
So, I started thinking, could be dangerous I know.
Noir (pronounced ˈnwär) fiction is crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings, according to Merriam-Webster online. Akashic Press is publishing noir fiction by City - getting local writers to contribute Noir fiction based based in their home town. They started with Brooklyn Noir and have now explored the seamy sid