Please Stop Asking if My Students are Hot

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Pat Brothwell on why this question bugs him so much.

Why Aren’t We Rude to Grown-ups the Way We Are Rude to Kids?

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Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.

When Can I Leave the Kids Table?

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The kids table was abolished at my family’s holiday get-togethers, but I still feel like I’m sometimes relegated to the kids table of life.

5 Things We Can Learn About How to Eat by Watching Kids

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Eating is so much less stressful when you are a kid.

“If it wrong for little boys to be emotionally constipated by society, isn’t it wrong in other contexts too?”

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This is a comment by ogwriter on the post “What Happens When Our Emotions Stay in Our Bodies”.

“There are boys who are NOT high-energy, not into wrestling or sports, and not into screaming. And they are not ‘acting like girls’.”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Let’s Stop Faulting Boys and Start Channeling Their Energy”.

Guestpost #91: Ken Romano – Ten Things I’ve Learned From Mentoring Teens

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Guestposter Ken Romano share some tips from his nine years of experience mentoring teens in New York.

“We only got married after being together and long-distance relationship for 10 years.”

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This is a comment by Leia on the post “What Marriage Isn’t”.

“Victims of abuse can be found in all social and economic classes and can be of either sex.”

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This is a comment by Laura Cowan on the post “The Honest Testimony of a Woman Held Captive by Her Husband”.

“We have babies all over the damn place. Sperm and ova don’t wait for ideal circumstances.”

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This is a comment by Justin Cascio on the post “Really Rupert Everett? Nothing Worse Than Two Gay Dads?”

“Shame is a pervasive evils that suppresses men from fully expressing their feelings.”

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These are comments by tgolden and James Nakamura on the post “The Man Behind the Mask”.

“Younghood is not freedom. Instead, give adulthood a shot. It’s easy. Just be honest and real.”

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This is a comment by Jordan on the post “Why I Refuse to Turn 30″.

Sex or violence—Which is more harmful to children?

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Serious warning: this post contains nudity, images of graphic video-game violence, and detailed descriptions of rape and torture. The intended audience for this post is adults.

“With an arbitrary age for adulthood and no guidance, people end up ‘lost’ after high school.”

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This is a comment by Trevor Sprague on the post “Where’s My Burning Ant-Glove?”

“The problem is the fetishization of sports to the point of protecting a brand/team over children.”

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This is a comment by MCA on the post “Sandusky Victims: Tear down the Paterno Statue Yourselves”.

“We focus on the abuser and victim, but it’s other adults around the situation who must step in.”

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This is a comment by on the post “But Why Didn’t You Say Something?”.