Since the 1950s, children have delighted in the Little Bear books (Mother Bear: “I never did forget your birthday, and I never will”)—but who wants to find a copy of Cornelia Maude Spelman’s Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce wedged onto the shelf?
Still, the volumes fill a need: helping children understand that life on the other side of the custody hearing can still be happy and hopeful, that a broken family is not a ruined one.
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There were plenty of sheer gowns, spiced-up LBDs and some statement-making shoulders.
The night was one to remember: hello, Cher performed, and the pink carpet outfits were just as iconic.
and then briefly for several New York City publications, including Town & Country and Interview magazine.
It introduces into a household the adult passions and jealousies that have long gone to ground in most middle-aged parents, a state of affairs that is particularly difficult for girls, who have a more complicated attitude toward their own emerging sexuality than do boys, and who are far more rooted in the domestic routines and traditions of their families, which constitute the vital link between the sweet cocooning of childhood and their impending departure from it.
The only thing as difficult for a girl as a divorce—if we are to judge from stories aimed at the teen market—is a move.
Relocating is what led to the drug addiction, prostitution, and death that freaked out a generation of readers in Go Ask Alice, and to the teenybopper dipsomania of Sarah T.: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic.
Usually requested by money order, wire transfer or prepaid debit card, amounts range from several hundred to thousands of dollars. Sometimes, a phony check comes with the congratulations, with instructions to deposit that “partial payment” in your bank account to use for the requested advance payment.
But the check proves to be counterfeit — which could take weeks after its deposit to discover — and you’re liable for all money drawn from it.