Articles by Shelly Mateer

Counties in California Order Face Covering

The acting public health officer in San Bernardino County, California, has now issued an order that everyone in the county must wear a face covering when leaving home. The order includes a description of acceptable face coverings that include anything that can secure to the ears or back of the head and encompass the mouth […]

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Standing in the breeze on a warm spring day at the end of another school year, I listen as a pre-Kindergarten child receives a prize at the elementary school’s yearly awards ceremony. Inwardly, I cringe as I hear “ . . . and she wants to be a YouTuber when she grows up.” My attention […]