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My five-year-old’s obsession with anime monsters took over our life — and morphed into a homeschooling curriculum

‘It’s not fair that he can’t be arrested or convicted just because he’s the president’

New York, NY — A child holding a hand-drawn protest sign the day after Trump forced the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on November 8, 2018. Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Stringer/Getty Images


From nightclubs to rehab to motherhood, I’ve always been the youngest one in the room. Not anymore.

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Videogames do not represent our children’s fall from grace. It’s time to get in on the fun.

Art: Sebaldo


Screen time can provide a sense of emotional stability

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Power Trip

We need to sort the technology that hurts from ones that help

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My apathy put my daughter’s life in danger. I’ll never let that happen again.

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