Jewish World Review
Lenore Skenazy Archives
06/28/21: Taps for the Tap?
06/14/21: Too Many Parents Second-Guessing Themselves
06/04/21: The Risk of No Risk
05/16/21: A Very Shaky Accusation
05/12/21: Aren't You Glad You Aren't a Kid Today?
05/03/21: Can Johnny Come Out and Play --- Legally?
04/26/21: Panic-Porn's Impact on Parents
04/02/21: Shall I Compare Thee To a Prison Yard?
03/26/21: Mom Investigated for Being 7 Minutes Late to Pick Up Her Son
03/19/21: Enough With the Suspicion Already!
03/12/21: Kids Under Surveillance
03/06/21: We Live in a Fantasy World of Crime
02/26/21: A Reversal of Fortune for Motel 6 Mom
02/19/21: Quit Criminalizing Poverty
02/12/21: Future-Proofing the Next Generation
02/05/21: Stranger Danger and Other Child Safety Myths
01/29/21: Proof that No One Wants to Carjack Your Kids
01/22/21: It's Nice Out! Stay Inside, Kids!
01/18/21: The Top Parenting-Hysteria Stories of 2020
01/08/21: Half-Baked Hating On Bean Dad
01/04/21: Sledding Down the Slippery Slope
12/21/20: Don't pardon SnowdenVoltaire Was Right (About Elementary School Pickup Procedures)
12/14/20: Movie Night for Shut-Ins
11/30/20: Is It a Crime to Trust Your Kids?
11/13/20: Principal Versus Mom: Who Decides How Kids Get Home?
11/06/20: Why Is It So Hard to Stop Overprotecting Kids?
10/30/20: Don't Swallow This New Halloween Fear
10/16/20: A Nap Derails an Adoption
10/02/20: The Latest Way to Shame and Blame Moms
09/25/20: The Toddler Toddled Off; the Mom Ended Up in Handcuffs
09/22/20: Pod Regulations to Stop Parents in their Tracks
09/04/20: It Should Not Be Standard Operating Procedure to Strip-Search Little Kids
08/21/20: Do You Want a Bureaucrat, Age 20, Judging Your Parenting?
08/14/20: When a Blackout Provides Light
08/07/20: Back to School-Pocalypse Shopping
07/24/20: Dad Can't Be Penalized for Raising Competent Kids
07/03/20: Ode to a Covid Independence Day
06/26/20: Bait and Swiss
06/22/20: Who Put the Dad in Dad Jokes?
06/12/20: Nuts About Squirrels
06/05/20: The Cat in the Lap Who's on Zoom in a Room
05/22/20: So, You're Bored, Kids?
05/15/20: Pomp and (Very Weird) Circumstance
05/01/20: COVID-19 Fears Inspire a Bizarre Revenge Plot
04/24/20: Kids Deserve Pandemic Playtime Without Their Parents Getting Arrested
04/03/20: Post-Traumatic Surprise
03/27/20: 'Freaky Friday': Coronavirus Edition
03/13/20: A Wabi-Sabi Birthday
03/06/20: Your brain is being kidnapped and held in a dystopian story cycle
02/28/20: Making It Legal to Let Kids Play Outside
02/21/20: From Distrust to Dystopia
02/14/20: A Bruise Is Not Always Abuse
02/07/20: How Grit and Grace Get Revealed
01/31/20: Parents as Prison Guards
01/24/20: Kindergarten Isn't Fun Anymore --- and That's a Problem
12/18/19: White-Hot White Van Hysteria
12/11/19: Don't Trust Anyone Under (or Over) 30
11/18/19: Releasing Kids Into the Wild
11/11/19: Get Your Fear Here! Fresh, Hot Fear!
11/04/19: When Is a Public Touch on the Arm or Waist a Sex Crime?
10/20/19: Lost and Found: Kid Edition
10/13/19: Bright Ideas
09/29/19: Nifty Products at a Price You Can Afford
09/20/19: Being a 'good' parent means treating your little darlings like they're handicapped?
09/13/19: Parents, Panic and Pixels
08/30/19: Girl Killed by Garbage Truck, Coroner Blames Parents
08/23/19: Does Dodgeball Really Corrupt Kids?
08/14/19: Zero Tolerance or Zero Grip on Reality?
05/14/19: Does Fear Ring a Bell?
05/07/19: High Schoolers Can Handle This?
04/30/19: Helicopter Parenting Is Bad ... No, Good! No, Bad
04/10/19: Do We Really Have to Play With Our Kids?
04/03/19: Making Childhood Legal
03/13/19: Bureaucrats Count Cuddling as Wasted Time at Day Care
03/06/19: Uber-Gullible: Was a Woman Nearly Sex Trafficked by Her Driver?
02/27/19: Child in Car Seat Falls out of Moving Car. Jail the Mom?
12/26/18: Kids as Prisoners
12/18/18: When Nanny Runs on Batteries
12/11/18: How to Raise a College Dropout
12/03/18: Surveillance Parenting
09/09/18: The Prescription for a Smart Child
08/27/18: Investigated for Letting Her Kid Walk the Dog
08/20/18: The Next Big Thing (or Not)
08/14/18: The Kids Aren't All Right
08/07/18: Warning to Parents: You Are About to Do Something Very Dangerous
07/31/18: The Sex Traffic Panic
07/24/18: My, What Big Neuroses You Have!
07/09/18: Scaring Does Not Mean Caring
06/21/18: Treating Tweens Like Toddlers
06/04/18: Another Lesson in Fear
05/29/18: Mad Libs for the Office
05/07/18: A Bad Bullying Bill
04/30/18: The Human Phoenix
04/23/18: Dad Makes Kid Run in the Rain: Hero or Bully?
04/16/18: Turning Tweens Into Tots
03/09/18: What Foreign Parents Have That American Parents Crave
03/02/18: Why Johnny Can't Jump
02/06/18: The Fakest of Fake News
01/30/18: Time to Stop Criminalizing Parents Whose Kids Play Outside
01/23/18: The Student Anti-Anxiety Project That's Going Viral
01/16/18: When Parents Can Know Everything About Their Kids
12/19/17: Who's Scarier, the Sex Offender or the Judge?
12/12/17: Lock the Kids Inside?
11/28/17: OMG, It's a Man!
11/21/17: Always Helping Kids Isn't Helping Any Kids
10/20/17: It's a Dog's Life (And I'm Envious)
10/12/17: Why Didn't YOU Think of This?
09/01/17: Future Best-sellers
08/25/17: What's Old, Cheap and Memorable?
08/18/17: 'Kidnap' Adds To Parental Paranoia Pileup
07/28/17: A Nation Obsessed With Ticketing Moms
07/21/17: He Flunked 1st Grade --- and Now Look
07/05/17: As You Commence Middle Age . . .
06/15/17: Is Bottled Water Worth It?
04/27/17: All Structure and No Play
03/27/17: Your Baby, Decoded
03/10/17: Weird of Mouth
02/08/17: Predators at the Movies
02/01/17: A Breakthrough About Breakthroughs
01/12/17: To Live or to Die Trying
12/07/16: Warning: Ball May Bounce
12/01/16: So You Want to Go to Yale
11/11/16: President Obama's Stinging Rebuke
11/03/16: Crime and Autism
10/16/16: About Those Clowns...
10/12/16: 3 a.m. Tweets From History
09/14/16: The Pest Years of Our Lives
09/07/16: Halle Berry and the War on Moms
08/31/16: Is the Walk to School Really So Terrifying?
08/24/16: Adulthood 101
08/17/16: Pokemon Predator Panic
08/10/16: Who Decides What's Funny?
08/03/16: Fed-Ex Fiances
07/27/16: Gotta Scare 'Em All!
07/20/16: Z Kids Eating Z Food
07/11/16: Going Dough Nuts
05/26/16: Appsolutely Awful
05/19/16: 100 Cheers for Beverly Cleary
05/12/16: The Shoebox Philosopher
05/05/16: Shaking Up 'Shaken Baby Syndrome'
04/28/16: Verizon's 'Hum' Allows Parents to Track Their Teen Drivers: Why This Stinks
04/21/16: Too Much School
04/14/16: Let's Not Be Elder-Hostile
04/07/16: MAKE IT STOP!
03/22/16: My Child's Toy Is Luring Pedophiles!
01/29/16: Taking Playdates Seriously
01/19/16: Resolutions for the Slackers Who Already Blew It
12/14/15: The Lost Shall Be Found
12/11/15: The Worst Toys of 2015
11/27/15: Up With Germs!
11/09/15: When Autism Is a Crime
09/27/15: Talk about a cultural shift
09/25/15: Latchkey Kids Suddenly Illegal
09/09/15: Why You're Wearing What You're Wearing
09/02/15: Parents Don't Need to Be Perfect, Court Rules
08/26/15: How Helicoptered Kids Grow Up to Become Hypersensitive College Students
08/12/15: Mom-Shaming Gone Viral
08/05/15: An Experiment in Cruelty
07/29/15: The Right of Kids to Walk to School
07/22/15: Looking Back on the Apple Watch
07/15/15: The Perp-Driven Life
07/08/15: I Scare Because I Care
07/01/15: Oreo Aggravation
06/24/15: How Your Son Could End Up a Sex Offender Like Zach
06/17/15: No Adults Allowed
06/02/15: The Next Starbucks?
05/26/15: Treating Teens Like Tots
05/19/15: Slapping the 'Child Abuse' Label on Decent, Loving Parents
05/12/15: Of Puppies and Predators at the Park
05/05/15: A Crazy Idea to Bring Back Childhood
04/28/15: Making Recess (Too) Safe
04/01/15: College Students and Coloring Books
03/03/15: Knife to Meet You!
02/24/15: Age Is Nothing to Sniff At
02/17/15: Kale and Farewell
02/10/15: Tapping a Helmet Is Not Sexual Harassment
02/03/15: The Rats Also Known as Teenagers
01/26/15: Don't Let This Happen to YOU!
01/19/15: Micromanaging parents with excessive rules and draconian threats
12/08/14: Why We Still Lick Freud
12/01/14: The Newest Cult
11/07/14: Who Says the Camera Doesn't Lie?
10/16/14: Cloning Love
09/25/14: When It Is Against the Law to Play Outside
09/12/14: Innocent Mistake or Child Murder?
09/03/14: Let's Criminalize Childhood
08/29/14: The Holiday That Ruins Summer
08/19/14: Whatever Happened to Advertising's Also-Rans?
07/25/14: The Book of (Grocery) Lists
07/18/14: Smell You Later
07/11/14: Laws We Need Now
06/27/14: OK, Einstein, Where'd I Put My Pen?
06/20/14: She Let Her Son Wait in the Car
05/29/14: The Real Reason Kids Are Fat
05/22/14: Of Kindergarteners and College Prep
05/15/14: Shoot the Mom
04/07/14: Helicoptered to the Ivies
03/31/14: Thoughts in Storage
02/28/14: Who got traumatized? Gramps was no kidnapping pedophile
02/24/14: Why We Can't Have Another Shirley Temple
02/14/14: Of Women and Worrying
01/31/14:The Real Housewife Scandal of New Jersey
01/24/14: The Wright Way to Party
01/17/14: The Vanishing Hitchhiker
01/10/14: Don't Announce That Baby!
01/01/14: Quit Hiding Behind Your Cute Little Kids
12/25/13: Getting a Jump on Resolutions
12/18/13: When Movie Trailers Tell Too Much
12/11/13: Do Helicopter Parents Win in the End?
11/28/13: The Only Poem You Need on Thanksgiving
11/19/13: Spy Parents
11/12/13: Fate and a Flight
11/05/13: The College Interview Question
10/29/13: Breathing Trophies
10/22/13: The Mother-in-Law of All Jokes
10/15/13: How to Turn a Woman Off ... and On
10/08/13: Missing the Signs
10/01/13:The Airsoft 3
09/24/13: I Hear America Shopping
09/17/13: Letting Kids Do Something -- Anything -- on Their Own
09/03/13: Who's Really Stalking Kids Online
08/27/13: What You Had That Your Kids Do Not
08/20/13: Today's Terrifying Threat
08/13/13: Making the Walk to School an Adult-Intensive Project
08/06/13: Fun Control
07/30/13: Voting Frights
07/23/13: I Can Handle the Tooth
07/16/13: Drowning in Safety
07/09/13: A Sandal Scandal
07/02/13: (Bad) Toys for Tots
06/25/13: The Dodgeball Decision
06/18/13: The Guns Are Toys; The Principal Is a Danger
06/11/13: Our Insecurity About Security
06/04/13: Teaching Kids Not to Help an Old Lady
05/28/13: Offended? Kick Non-PC Kids off Campus
05/21/13: When in Doubt, Blame the Mom
05/15/13: The 2nd-Grader Who Spooked a Principal
05/07/13: How to Crush Kids
04/30/13: Is 13 Too Young to Cross the Street Safely?
04/23/13: When Safety Measures Don't Make Sense
04/16/13: 25 years on a predators' list for being a jerk!?
04/09/13: Let's ponder Pervert Panic
04/01/13: How to Turn a Woman Off ... and On
03/26/13: From Prison to Stadium
03/19/13: Who are the actual 'gun nuts'? When schools turn into insane asylums
03/14/13: Think Less About the Children
07/02/07: A chance to savor the unknown
06/27/07: Why Elvis is in your bathroom and not coming out anytime soon
06/19/07: 100 words every grad should, supposedly, know
06/06/07: Cloudy Days on Sesame Street
06/05/07: A slugger, a stunner and a shrink
05/29/07: Burying the dinosaur craze
05/22/07: Pimp My Walker!
04/24/07: Loners Aren't Losers
04/17/07: Starbucks has blown it
04/11/07: America for Dummies
04/02/07: What Final Four?
03/27/07: Are you smarter than a fifth grader who knows how to text message and rip mp3 files?
03/21/07: Kids say the damingest things
03/14/07: Japan: On a (California) Roll
03/07/07: Passport to adventure … or maybe not
02/20/07: It could be verse (and is!)
02/14/07: A crazy idea that just might work
02/07/07: Some people are above fashion
02/01/07: Homework's supermodel role model
01/23/07: An afternoon of giving away $20s
01/16/07: An Apple a Day makes me feel old and gray
01/09/07: When men get into nylons
12/26/06: No more new wheat thins! (and other resolutions for the food industry)
12/01/06: Calmly step away from the register
11/06/06: Get that surgeon's needle away from my eye
10/31/06: Rip the flag out of Chevy's greasy hands
10/25/06: Follow Madonna's example (you heard me)
10/23/06: Yuppies, get over your guilt and spy on your nannies
10/17/06: Banks play dirty, rotten card tricks
10/12/06: They're kids, all right? So let them play
09/21/06: Attention, shoppers: Zombie tot in aisle 9
09/18/06: Out of the closet and into the big time
08/30/06: Anxiety amid the glue sticks
08/23/06: Scientists, hands off my morning java
08/08/06: When normal is sick
08/01/06: Christie types find men with model behavior
07/26/06: Crank up the AC & I get cranky
07/11/06: Now we're obsessing about whether WE are good for our FOOD!
06/01/06: Perky people of the world, unite!
05/23/06: Dating 2.0: Hold me, kiss me, blog me
05/02/06: Brain age, nuthin' but a number
04/12/06: Eau d'NASCAR? This smells fishy
04/04/06: A dog's life? Pets live better than I do
03/21/06: Let's raise our quality of death
03/07/06: Hey, you kids, do as I say, not as I dared
03/01/06: Call me from a car, friend? Oh, I don't think so!
02/20/06: All Olympic athletes are golden to me
02/13/06: I knew low-fat diet craze was crazy
01/23/06: Clue: Healthy, wealthy & wise
01/16/06: Test offers kids all the write stuff
01/10/06: Stamp the P.O. out of Post Office
01/03/06: Cell me less in '06
12/29/05: Cooking up relief for busy moms
12/12/05: Walk softly, and carry a big umbrella
12/05/05: Walk softly, and carry a big umbrella
11/28/05: What evil lurks in kiddie lit?
11/17/05: If you didn't need drugs before enrolling ...
11/11/05: iGeezer Generation
11/01/05: So, you want to work for Wal-Mart
10/06/05: Let's lay to rest accordion's geekiness
09/12/05: Mankind's deadly toll
08/29/05: Booking ahead to year 2015
08/22/05: Summer has its own special flavor
08/15/05: NASA should set its sights a bit lower
08/04/05: What the beep, it's midnight!
08/01/05: A few Dear Janes await Fonda
07/28/05: Divorce me from these weddings
07/11/05: Years later, candy's still dandy
06/27/05: Disorder du jour on everyone's menu
06/20/05: Beauty in nose of the beholder
06/15/05: Why we're still high on a hill with von Trapps
06/06/05: A prenup? That's hot!
06/01/05: Go on, try to enjoy yourself
05/23/05: A longing for lodging
05/19/05: My commencement exercise
04/27/05: From bottled water, hypocrisy springs
04/11/05: Reading this over my shoulder? Hi.
03/31/05: Drive thru Golden Arches for McHits
03/21/05: Forget new PR for this sweet old elixir of life
03/17/05: We can't stand by and do nothing
03/11/05: Crack down on mindless microwavers at work
03/10/05: Come do up my house, Diva
03/02/05: For a measly $1 million, you could live rent free
02/15/05: No tutoring in the tub
02/07/05: It's no joke, so laugh already
02/01/05: Clean up your act
01/27/05: Blizzard warms heart
01/25/05: It really is only a (video) game
01/17/05: The next Starbucks?
01/10/05: A new tease for desperate housewives
01/04/05: Resolutions I will keep (Possibly)
12/31/04: Overhaul calendars? It's a date!
12/27/04: Read this and call me in the morning
12/21/04: A restaurant full of beds? Yep, it's no lie
12/06/04: Can we put some fun into the toys?
12/03/04: A big interest in you
11/09/04: I prefer my plumbing dumb
11/02/04: Voters do it standing up
10/29/04: Can't hear ya, Mr. Pollster
10/27/04:Copier's broken & so am I
10/13/04: Where ad they been?
09/27/04: Boomers' next thing
09/23/04: Could Brit get tackier?
09/20/04: Want honesty? Talk to yourself
09/15/04: Ponchos are back, but not in my house
09/08/04: Ponchos are back, but not in my house
09/01/04: Not old, just 'grownup,' says AARP
08/23/04: Maybe we're blinded by too many bargains
08/12/04: Trump's toys for the newly bankrupt
08/02/04: Prediction: If it's a trend, I'll miss it
07/29/04: Autism needs to break out of ice age
06/25/04: Maybe it'll be Little Brother watching you
06/22/04: Perfection is possible... if you're a pin
06/15/04: I’m rock hard thanks to lie-ercize
06/08/04: Carb your enthusiasm
05/25/04: Cracker Jacks deserved to be struck out
05/21/04: Whatever happened to spring?
05/13/04: Let's pull ads targeting kids
04/26/04: Let's pull ads targeting kids
04/14/04: Sorry, gotta turn off the TV
04/09/04: No wisdom in these pearls
04/05/04: The wrap wars a soggy saga
03/12/04: The '70s my decade & proud of it
03/08/04: If CEOs supersized values ...
02/25/04: Let's hear it for Chinese food!
02/19/04: Stuck in Aisle 3
01/22/04: Some tips for grilling: Questions sure to produce a perfect jury for Martha
01/13/04: Wanted: Unadulterated candy machines
01/08/04: Wedding tips from Britney
12/30/03: Resolutions sure to push your buttons
12/23/03: Hey, world, do you sing what I sing?
12/17/03: Hey, Elmo, you've sold your soul
12/11/03: Why is it that speeding is still considered nothing worse than a bad habit?
12/09/03: Time for middle class to fight back
12/04/03: How to spend a lot of money and look really bad
11/20/03: The more things change, the more they remain a shame
11/12/03: Phone my oven? Spare me
11/07/03: Let's hear it for those average guys and the beautiful women smart enough to snag 'em
10/27/03: Some things don't go better with Coke
10/23/03: Why beauties end up with beasts
10/10/03: Freedom of speech for awnings
10/08/03: Putting my money on the new $20
10/01/03: Wall Street welfare means the little guy gets stepped on
09/26/03: The secret Post-Its of Chappaqua
09/15/03: Let's slam the phone on caller ID
09/03/03: Truth in small, medium & large
08/26/03: U.S. needs amnesty for amnesiacs
08/13/03: It's turning out to be a schadenfreude kind of summer
08/07/03: This helmet thing has loose ends
07/25/03: Hi-tech brain booster stick it in your ear
07/22/03: Fat label is a loser
07/03/03: Like being stabbed through the heart with a three-tined plastic spoon
06/23/03: 'Like,' like, covers it all
06/16/03: Your career's over when...
06/09/03: FOUND! The Clinton outtakes
05/30/03: Some other tickets I'd like to see
05/28/03: Bottled up by HMOs
05/22/03: We have ways of making you sing
05/20/03: Losing interest in reality
05/13/03: Time & tech wait for no mom
05/08/03: Duck Peking, but not Chinatown
04/29/03: The new SUV - station wagons
04/22/03: Toy alarmists can often be real yo-yos
04/15/03: The Bud Lites of Manhattan
04/01/03: Is that a poem in your pocket?
03/26/03: The view from here --- powerless
03/24/03: Old soldiers never lie
03/18/03: May you choke on your mustache
02/28/03: Iraq needs a dose of reality (TV)
02/20/03: Call the kids the Reheated Generation
02/04/03: Welcome to Mourning TV
01/29/03: Sipping Starbucks on the sly
01/24/03: Golden arches are falling
01/14/03: Designs soar, critics fall flat
01/10/03: Don't smile for the camera
01/06/03: Have they no shame!? My sanity meter is running out
12/31/02: You know, like, resolved
12/23/02: Warning: Art ahead
12/05/02: Hey, boss! Can you hear me now?
12/03/02: Raw & steamy food fight
11/19/02: The new power tie
11/12/02: Googling be gone
11/05/02: Time waits for no blender
10/28/02: As debate rages about 9-11 memorial, a perfect one quietly appears
10/24/02: Your health, their wealth
10/10/02: Sometimes death opens up the door
09/24/02: Reality hits Mickey
09/19/02: Should you report me to the authorities?
09/12/02: War and love: Romance rises from the ashes
08/30/02: If beer is good, spinoffs are great
08/13/02: Braving difficult steps
08/08/02: Can't trust those tourists!
08/02/02: Enquiring about the 'stars'? I already know
07/26/02: Reunions that defy history
07/18/02: Where'd all the logos go?
07/12/02: He's why Boomers leap and twist
07/09/02: Hold on, my molar's ringing
06/25/02: Pitching the fish fork
06/11/02: Water fad is bottled nonsense 06/11/02:
06/07/02: He who brings menus deserves praise
06/04/02: Relish This! The World Trade Center Hot Dog Guy has been found
05/23/02: The return of the tight squeeze
05/15/02: A Little Too Spicy
05/10/02: Okay, start the movie already!
05/07/02: If you win the lottery, you may be out of luck
05/01/02: Driven nuts by drive-time cell phoners
04/16/02: Chats of a lifetime
04/10/02: This Pet Has a Tail to Tell
03/26/02: Hey, New York - Take a Haiku
03/21/02: Your 'victim,' is my 'survivor' is somebody else's 'hero'?
03/19/02: Terrorists, get out your No. 2 pencils
03/14/02: Tribute Has City Back at its Windows
03/06/02: Dumping Ted: Gray Day For the Baby Boomers
02/27/02: Sometimes, lying's the best policy
02/20/02: The Fad That Won't Fade Away
02/12/02: The smoking gun of white-collar crime is making some folks very happy
02/05/02: Exterminators are evolving, too
02/01/02: Don't suffer … do drugs
01/22/02: The Blue Light of Happiness
01/18/02: Marlboro's surprising gift to U.S.
01/08/02: Hospitals make me sick
01/02/02: Read-Aloud Resolutions
12/21/01: Nothing's Worse/Than Bad Verse
12/18/01: This Little Dog Bytes
12/13/01: Palm Pilot or Calendar? Paper Wins
12/07/01: The gift of 9/11
12/03/01: Altria Is Really Smokin'
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