Santa has the complexion of an egg. He is obese, and he rarely speaks in complete sentences. Not only is Santa white, it also seems that he is from Mississippi.
It’s time we shrug off the “Superwoman Syndrome” that forces working mothers to figure everything out on their own
Is Peter Jackson trying to ruin Christmas for the rest of our lives?
Katniss Everdeen just might be the best female role model ever. I just wish she didn’t kill people.
A new study shows that the popular kids in high school wind up making more money. Then again, a lot of people still hate them
Partisanship starts in infancy, but that’s no reason our elected officials can’t outgrow our parochial natures
A new study in the journal Pediatrics that’s getting a lot of mileage in the media laments a disturbing trend of violence in movies. According to a survey conducted by Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology …
Personal interests don’t have to arise “naturally” but are often triggered by external events
Americans are leaving behind single-faith identities. According to a 2009 study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, almost one quarter of all Americans attend religious services of more than one faith or denomination. Interfaith marriages are increasingly common, with families who are Jewish-Christian constituting the first …
Last Saturday, students from around the world took part in a ritual of adolescence: the SAT. After the test, I received a slew of emails from test-takers who’d read my blog for SAT tips, reporting back on how the test went. …
Children need to learn how to manage temptation on their own
Last Halloween, I felt like the victim in a horror film. I was the guy ignoring the wise warning of my older next-door neighbor. You’ll need at least 15 bags to survive, he told me, with a hollow look in his eyes. Maybe …
If boys are restive and unfocused, we must look for ways to help them do better. Here are three suggestions