Take my TV! By Jacques Leslie
The American Academy of Pediatrics says children under 2 should not watch TV. Why would any parent disagree?
TV can be a good parent. By Ariel Gore
The American Academy of Pediatrics says television watching is harmful to babies and toddlers. This mama says: I don't think so.
Buford Furrow's worst nightmare By Joan Walsh
It's not just the Jews at the JCC who got to him -- it's the way they mix up the American melting pot.
Wake up to Furrow's wake-up call By Mona Gable
When my son was young, we went to the JCC to learn Jewish songs, fingerpaint and be part of a community -- one that included Jews, Catholics and agnostics too.
Blood brothers By Sarah Beach
Cary and Steven Stayner were connected by violence. One is a murderer. The other, a victim, is remembered by a childhood friend.
Gay marriage in the Methodist Church By Suzanne Marmion
The Rev. Don Fado has put his ministry on the line for homosexual rights. "I wasn't being disobedient," he says. "The church was disobedient, losing sight of what it's meant to be."
Nazi family values By Amy Benfer
Chewing the fat with a white-supremacist mom and her 6-year-old daughter at an Idaho barbecue.
American history ex By Vivienne Walt
A former skinhead talks about how young people like him -- and Benjamin Smith -- get recruited.
Schoolyard cowboys By Lisa Moskowitz
Education alone is not enough to stop kids from playing with guns. So what is?
Crime school By Fiona Morgan
Does prosecuting teenagers as adults make society safer?
Learning from Littleton By Fiona Morgan
Experts discuss the right lessons -- and the wrong ones.
The lucky ones By Laura Rozen
At a refugee camp in Macedonia, women and children tell of the horrible price of freedom.
The cruelest cutback? By Fiona Morgan
Caesareans are on the cutting edge of controversy, but polarized doctors, bureaucrats and feminists in the fray haven't agreed yet on their common enemy -- HMOs
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Mothers Who Think Hot Flash archives for: 1998 | 1995-97