Are Children Entitled To Privacy?

         Have you ever had someone completely invade your privacy?  Well I certainly have...  I can still remember what happened as if it were yesterday.  There were so many emotions that I experienced at the same time including resentment, anger, embarrassment, and betrayal.  Unfortunately, it was my very own mother who invaded my privacy all of those years ago and it set the precedent for all future conversations and interactions that I had with her during my adolescence.      It all began when I received my "Snoopy" diary for Christmas.  My Grandmother knew how much I loved to write, even as a young girl, so she bought me a diary as one of my Christmas presents that year.  As I held it in my hands for the first time, I examined the bright red cover with the image of Snoopy on it and I especially checked out the little lock on the binding of the book that was meant to deter the nosy little minions.  In retrospect, I should have realized that this was the beginning of the … [Read more...]