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Some Mormons angry at church plans to shun children of gay parents

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Proposed rules in the Mormon church would deny baptism to the children of gay parents until they are 18 years old, and mandate that they denounce homosexuality in order to receive it. The BBC reports that the plans have triggered a threat...Show More Summary

The Only Trigger Warning Colleges Need

(Steven Hayward) The sensible Jonathan Rauch, writing yesterday in the New York Daily News, offers the only “trigger warning” that any self-respecting college should ever use: So it is only fair to warn students and their parents that higher education is not a Disney cruise. Show More Summary

Air France to make some job cuts in 2016, rest negotiable: CEO

PARIS (Reuters) - Air France will cut less than a thousand jobs next year, under a third of the 2,900 job losses in a plan for 2016/2017 that triggered clashes with some staff this month, the chief executive of parent company Air France-KLM said on Sunday. Show More Summary

Pikesville Kiss: Boy Arrested After Kissing Girl, Incident Sparks Outrage

An incident that is being dubbed the “Pikesville kiss” has triggered widespread outrage among parents because police arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly kissing a 14-year-old girl against her will. Not only was the boy arrested for a kiss, he now faces a second-degree assault charge, a report from WJLA revealed. Show More Summary

New trend in US: naming your baby after a weapon or act of violence

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

US parents are weaponizing their babies, christening them with names associated with killing and maiming. Here's a sample of baby names, many of which are on the rise: Danger, Arrow, Rebel, Pistol, Arson, Gunner, Cannon, Trigger, Shooter, Caliber, Magnum, Pistol, Mace, Blade, Saw, Dagger, Archer, Arrow, Chaos, Rambo. Read the rest

Girl Realizes She's Going To Be A Big Sister, Dissolves In Happy Tears

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

It took just 10 words to trigger an outpouring of emotion from Lilia, a girl in the U.K. who celebrated her seventh birthday last week: "Lots of love from your baby sister or baby brother." Lilia's parents attached the note to a birthday...Show More Summary

Trigger warnings, 90’s edition

There was a time when I opposed trigger warnings, because I worried they’d have a chilling effect. That was the mid-90’s, and the ‘trigger warnings’ in question were the FCC’s voluntary but widely adopted “TV Parental guidelines” that went into effect in 1997. I knew this system didn’t include any overt censorship, but I worried […]

8 Ways to Deal With Difficult People

Teacher Ram Dass once said: "If you think you are so enlightened, go and spend a week with your parents." It's great advice. Whether it's your parent, lover, friend or colleague, we all have people who trigger us. Something about them touches our wounds and brings out the worst in us -- our pain, irritation, impatience, anger or even hostility. Show More Summary

Cross-post: Trigger Warnings Will Destroy Us ALL! (or not)

Categories: Feminism Tags: Atlantickids these daysmediapoliticspopular cultureschoolsex educationtrigger warningstriggersuniversity Editor’s Note: this piece originally appeared on Grounded Parents and is written by Deek. Trigger Warning: infant death, graphic description of fetal tissue There is this man who stands... (Read more...)

'Trigger' law distracts from parents' responsibility in education

To the editor: Kudos to The Times for presenting a somewhat balanced view of California's 2010 parent-trigger law. What was missing was a discussion of parent responsibility. ("It's time to reconsider the parent trigger," editorial, Aug. 3) 

Kids expecting aggression from others become aggressive themselves

Hypervigilance to hostility in others triggers aggressive behavior in children, says a new study. The four-year longitudinal study, the largest of its kind involving 1,299 children and their parents, finds the pattern holds true in 12 different cultural groups from nine different counties across the globe.

Before School Starts, Train Everyone's Brains for Allergies and Asthma

Parents may have been thinking through their child's back-to-school allergy plan since school let out in spring. But unless everyone their child deals with at school knows his symptoms and triggers, the plan won't help keep allergies and asthma under control.

When the Desperate Parents of Very Sick Kids are Accused of “Medical Child Abuse”

. If you have a child who is very sick,  you will move heaven and earth to get that kid care. Unfortunately, there’s a possibility that this assiduousness will trigger suspicions of abuse. In a horrifying yet supremely well documented oped in today’s New York Times, the mom of a girl who suffered from inexplicable […]

Kevin Spacey & Dana Brunetti’s Trigger Street Inks Deal With 20th TV/Fox 21

On the heels of Fox 21 Television Studios recently landing the rights to the book The Residence for a cable drama executive produced by Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti, Fox 21 and its parent 20th Century Fox TV have expanded their relationship...Show More Summary

4 Ways to Be the Leader of Your Own Life

A Seattle CEO drastically cuts his own salary to give his staff a raise, and triggers newfound success for the firm. A legendary airline founder announces the largest parental leave package in history. In politics, the long and arduous race for the U.S. Show More Summary

A Resolution for The American Democratic Party by a Lifelong Democratic Voter

The author is a parent whose now adult child has suffered chronic incurable immune system disease (type 1 diabetes) that she firmly believes was triggered by early vaccination. Resolution in Response to the California Democratic Party (CADEM) "Resolution in Support...

AM News: LA Parents Hint At "Trigger" To Leverage Changes

Testing the power of the parent-trigger law Hechinger Report: In Los Angeles, the parent-trigger law, once considered the fast track to turning struggling California schools over to independently operated charters, has instead become a bargaining chip in brokering deals with the district. Show More Summary

When Police Brutality Makes You Scared To Be A Parent

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

One of my favorite, thought-provoking podcasts is Another Round and one of the episodes a few weeks ago was about disconnecting from all of the depressing and triggering news about Black boys and girls getting killed by police. It’s...

Columbia U Snowflakes Want Trigger Warnings For Greek Mythology

The cost to attend Columbia University is over $60,000 a year, including the required fees beyond tuition. Not to mention the cost of food, books, etc. This is what parents

Pediatric Dentist Accused Of Torturing And Mutilating Thousands Of Children

7 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

A Florida pediatric dentist is under investigation after parents deem his practice a “house of horrors.” The investigation was triggered […] The post Pediatric Dentist Accused Of Torturing And Mutilating Thousands Of Children appeared first on Crime Feed.

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