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 […]
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
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...)
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)
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.
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.
. 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 […]
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
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
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...
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
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...
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
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.
"A frightened Captain makes a frightened crew." - Lister Sinclair Most of us love our children dearly, but they can trigger our upset like no one else can! Feeling disrespected or unappreciated, we may shout, scold or threaten our kids,...Show More Summary
A Georgia community is reeling from a tragic shooting that claimed the life of a young boy and both his parents. Cops say the boy's father pulled the trigger, then turned the gun on himself. It happened at a rest stop in Varnell, Georgia, just before 7 p.m. Show More Summary
Can parent triggers help schools without ever being "pulled"? Listen to the story above or read about it here: What's Next for the Parent Trigger Movement?
Parent-trigger showdowns loom nationwide Hechinger Report: Lawmakers around the country are gearing up for showdowns against teachers unions and school administrators who are seeking to squash a new round of education bills that would create and strengthen so-called “parent trigger” laws. Show More Summary
Although epidemiologists have not yet identified the person who brought measles to Disneyland, triggering an international outbreak, researchers now say that parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are probably to blame.
A heads up to parents: Allowing your children to walk home from the park alone can trigger an investigation by Child Protective Services, a finding of neglect and an open file on your family for at least five years.