Archive for March 2014

Is Sheryl Sandberg's 'Ban Bossy' Campaign Bad for Boys?

Is Sheryl Sandberg's 'Ban Bossy' Campaign Bad for Boys?
After days of discussing, researching, arguing, reading and thinking about Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Ban Bossy’ campaign I have to admit, I’m exhausted. And confused, because the one question that keeps popping into my head is: what about the boys? Oh no. I’m not actually going to defend men here, am I? After all, men are responsible for building... Read more »

Advice for Rachel Canning, the New Jersey Teen Who Sued Her Parents for Support (And Lost)

Advice for Rachel Canning, the New Jersey Teen Who Sued Her Parents for Support (And Lost)
Rachel Canning – the high school honors student who sued her parents for money to cover her private school tuition, car, living expenses and college – discovered a hard truth today, which is that life on your own when you’re only 18 really sucks. I speak from experience. I moved out of my house at the... Read more »