Officer Kayla Maher and her partner were responding to calls about a suspicious vehicle at Marshall Road and Ridge Drive in Yonkers, New York, at 8pm on Monday, when 18-year-old Frank Valencia of New Rochelle reportedly opened fire at the cops.
The proliferation of advice literature about the new “emotional” family offers evidence of their commitment to this project.
By the mid-1930s, 80 percent of women in professional families and nearly 70 percent of women in managerial families read at least one book on child rearing every year. Fathers, too, began buying these books and attending events like teacher conferences. They sent their children to school longer and allowed them a great deal more leisure than they themselves had enjoyed.
A judge from Denver, Lindsey had spent decades working in the juvenile justice system.
Many of the cases that he describes in start with a date gone awry.
Even if they refused to go “all the way,” “nice girls” were no longer insulted by being asked.
In light of these facts, Lindsey argued that it was imperative that parents and educators discard their “wet dishrag morality” and speak openly with children.These parents did not have to exercise the kind of severe discipline that had been needed to keep order in households of nine or ten.Parents lavished affection on children and sought to help them flourish by discovering and developing their interests.But Judge Lindsey marveled at the “strenuous, strict, and self-denying conventions of the strange Flapper-Flipper world she lived in.” Countless cases showed him that Helen was in the new mainstream.“Of all the youth who go to parties, attend dances, and ride together in automobiles, more than 90 percent indulge in hugging and kissing,” Lindsey reported.The turn of the millennium was not the first time that the American media had been transfixed by young people partying right up to the brink of economic crisis.