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Lenore Skenazy, the author of Free Range Kids, wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal today. In the story — ‘Stranger Danger’ and the Decline of Halloween — she laments parental fear. How we all worry too much. In fact, she says that Halloween has become a testing ground for new parental fears. […]

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Before Big Girl was born I questioned my parenting potential. I spent months, actually, discussing this very topic with a therapist. Would I be a good parent? Would I screw up any child I had because I was, well, a little screwed up? I agonized over it. And yet when she was born, I wondered […]

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Well, it’s Day Two of my huge eye. Just to catch you up: I worked until 2 a.m. on Thursday night. Walked out of my office into the hall. Kept the lights off so I wouldn’t wake anyone. Remembered that I left my new magazines by the top of the stairs. Bent over to pick […]

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