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As I squirmed in my seat at the front of large, crowded auditorium, I knew that I was acting like I was five. I didn’t care. I sighed. I twisted and turned, often glancing down at my watch. My impatience grew to anger and resentment. Why was I still here? How bad would it be if I just got up and walked out?
Rosalind Wiseman speaks out on Perez Hilton’s use of homophobic slurs in retaliation to his recent assault.
As I’ve stayed glued to the unfolding election crisis in Iran, I became curious if young people in this country would be interested as well. And I have to say that what I’ve seen challenges the image of vapid teens obsessed with celebrity sightings on TMZ or Perez Hilton or laughing at the latest sexting drama in their school.
I am more than fairly confident that no one in my family or group of friends would ever describe me as a helicopter parent. But it does insidiously influence me as I often bounce between guilt that I’m not on top of my parenting responsibilities, defiance that there’s no way I could keep up anyway, and judgment that those parents who do are incredibly annoying.