Lenore Skenazy allowed her nine-year-old son to ride home on the New York City subway, by himself, and it caused an outrage. People around the world literally flipped out about her decision. She became something of a celebrity and villain all the same time, which she documents in her blog and book, Free Range Kids: … More Which Risk Will You Take?
You might have been expecting Part 2 of the series on the Shadowy Side of Smartphones. As I’ve been writing it this past two weeks, I discovered there’s an enormous amount to be said, and I’m not sure a series of blog posts can do it justice. Maybe it’s a book I need to write? … More Can a Vacation Save Your Life?
I panicked on my way to work a few mornings ago, and it wasn’t because I crossed paths with the skunks that are terrorizing my neighborhood. My phone wasn’t in my pocket – which meant I didn’t have it – and I had to make a quick decision. Should I ease my anxiety by returning … More Why Your Smartphone Might Be Your Best Friend And Worst Enemy At The Same Time.