Grok Parenting

Putting the “Fair” Back in Book Fair

1 day ago

[Photo: The author’s son reading a book] One day, my son came home from school and told me a child in his class hadn’t brought enough money to buy a book at his school’s book fair. He didn’t seem to know…

Grok News

Lady Gaga Discloses PTSD at Harlem’s Ali Forney Center

2 days ago

In November, Lady Gaga was visiting a center for homeless LGBT teens in Harlem when she disclosed that she has PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), a physiological set of symptoms that arises after a traumatic incident. In her case, she revealed,…

Grok Parenting

Fearing College Application Rejection

3 days ago

“You are so smart. So creative. So talented. So wonderful…” And so we have told our 17-year-old daughter for the last 17 years of her life. But possibly, in just a few days’ time, she will be told she just…

Grok News

Talking about Post-Election Action, Flag-Burning and More

6 days ago

After the presidential election, many citizens were disappointed and depressed about the results, and found themselves asking how they could take action to ensure that America becomes stronger and more united. RiseUp LA is an L.A.-based initiative run by Stacie…

Grok Women

Feminism 101: 12 Ways to Take Post-Election Action

6 days ago

The election of Donald Trump has been met with mixed reactions. While some are celebrating, many others have felt anger, fear, frustration and anxiety in the aftermath as they wonder how this election (and the growing list of contentious cabinet…