Rachel Lu

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Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

It’s Friday afternoon, and I’m standing near the polar bear enclosure at the local zoo. A few feet away from me, a thousand-pound animal is playing with an exercise ball. It’s amusing. He looks like a massively oversized toddler trying to palm a...

Men and Women: Should We Just Call the Whole Thing Off?

Marriage is in decline. This fact is by now so familiar to conservatives that they may be tempted to gloss over an interesting shift in the manner of marriage’s decline. Thirty years ago, Americans were getting married but not...

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

It’s official: American kids are wimps. As the post-Millennial generation starts to leave the nest, growing numbers of professors and employers are noticing something that therapists have been discussing for awhile: this...