Real-Life Cops, and Me

In an era when all TV shows have age-suitability ratings and content guides, the vigor with which adult cop shows of the 1970s were marketed to children seems shocking. But in fact, immense energy was invested in embedding those series in the collective consciousness of children. Dell published 15-cent Mod Squad comic books, and Topps […]

They’re baaack: EBR students report to first day of school

As the school system expands its magnet program, 10 charter schools are opening at the same time. The total number of charter schools in metro Baton Rouge — public schools run via contracts with private entities — is increasing from 13 to 23, making the state capital second only to New Orleans in the prevalence […]

Experts: OCD may be rising in some kids

Since therapists are largely seeing patients through video chat programs now, they rely on parents more than ever to help kids practice therapy techniques and confront flare-ups of unwanted behaviors. Often, children will involve parents in OCD-related behaviors, looking to them for validation. Song’s advice for parents helping kids with OCD is to have “compassion […]