When A Feminist’s Son Starts Dating

 Image: Kelly O'Sullivan You know what you think when your son starts dating:“If you want to date my son you’ll have to go through me first.”I totally get the sentiment of that thought. There is nothing quite as powerful as the primal instincts and actions of a parent protecting their child. I know. I’ve been there....more
He's 18. I don't think that his love life is any of my business.more

How Do We Protect Our Kids in Cyberspace? The Old Fashioned Way

My son came home the other day and told me he heard from his college advisor thatcolleges now check out various social media sites to determine what kids are posting about themselves and others. I told him not to worry, his grandmother checks his Facebook page everyday to make sure he doesn’t post something he’ll regret. “I knew I shouldn’t have friended her,” he said only half jokingly. ...more

"The best thing I can do to protect my children is to teach them to behave responsibly and ...more