Category Archives for Young Adults

Lynn: Texting is the new parenting

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I’m exhausted. I just had a lengthy and very heated discussion with both my daughters — at the same time, … Continue reading

29. August 2014 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Family, Manners, My Kid Really Said This, Parenting, Technology, Uncategorized, Values, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

How one coach turned a LaxBro into a well-mannered young man

A majority of adults believe our culture is more rude and less civilized than a generation ago. If you recently … Continue reading

08. January 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Family, Manners, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Lynn: Teach your children (sons) well

This past weekend, my 16-year-old daughter attended her Homecoming dance with her very first date ever. It was an epic … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Education, Family, Feminism, Manners, Mom Warned Me, Parenting, PC Values, Uncategorized, Values, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Offensive prof not what we’re looking for

Most of us up here in East Lansing would give anything right about now for something we could label “offensive,” … Continue reading

17. September 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Education, Parenting, Politics, Romney, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Gay friend offers teachable moment about speaking the truth in love

Q: Recently, a boy at my daughter’s Christian high school revealed to his lunch table buddies that he is gay. … Continue reading

10. July 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Parenting, PC Values, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Plan ahead to oppose cohabiting

To: Marybeth From: Opposed to cohabiting Can you offer any advice for my young adult daughters about why not to … Continue reading

24. May 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Sex, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Some parents don’t always know best

To: Marybeth From: Not Crazy About Carpools This question might be filed under, “What are these people thinking?” My high … Continue reading

15. May 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Family, Parenting, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Mary: Game On, Abercrombie

  68 yr-old Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries infuriated potential consumers when his 2006 quotes from Salon in response to … Continue reading

13. May 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Economy, Fashion, Media, Not Making This Up, Sex, Values, Women, Young Adults | 1 comment

Carol: Discrimination & The Women of Harvard Law School

Update: Presumably in response to this piece, Stephanie Early Green has accused me of “trolling.”   Please feel free to read … Continue reading

10. April 2013 by Carol Liebau
Categories: Education, Feminism, PC Values, Women, Young Adults | 9 comments

Elizabeth: Abortion by vending machine?

Did you ever think you would see the day when birth control drugs were available in a vending machine? How … Continue reading

04. February 2013 by Elizabeth Vale
Categories: Family, Feminism, Healthcare, Politics, Sex, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Lori: Five home to roost

Life changes on a dime. Take this weekend, for example. We will go from being two empty nesters to a … Continue reading

05. December 2012 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Family, Parenting, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: A parent’s potshot heard ’round the Web

Here’s my theory about viral emails: There are only two reasons emails go viral on the Internet. They’re either too … Continue reading

05. December 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Parenting, Values, Work, Young Adults | 1 comment

Marybeth: Great parody of “My first time” voter virginity ad

Last week, I posted a new campaign ad from Team Obama in which actress Lena Dunham compares first-time voting to … Continue reading

29. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Obama, Politics, Sex, Women, Young Adults | 1 comment

Lynn: The Mitt Romney We Should All Know About

I really do have a life beyond the rehashing of political headlines. And as soon as the election is over, … Continue reading

28. October 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Dear Mr. President, Economy, Faith, Family, Marriage, Media, Not Making This Up, Obama, Parenting, Patriotism, Politics, Religion, Romney, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Should we worry about the growth of the “Nones”?

In the spring of 2010, my husband and I traveled overseas to visit our daughter, Kate, who was studying abroad … Continue reading

10. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Religion, Values, Young Adults | 1 comment

Marybeth: Tragedy of lottery winner proves money didn’t matter in the end

My dad always says the state-sponsored lottery is a tax on the poor. It’s true. The folks who can least … Continue reading

01. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Economy, Education, Politics, Values, Young Adults | Tags: , , | 1 comment

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