I interviewed my daughter and asked her, “What’s your experience with cussing and ‘inappropriate language’ at your school?” Here’s what she said.
For several years now, I’ve been very active in my community and online, advocating and organizing for social and racial justice, especially in our schools. I’ve learned that this fight we’re in is not a small one. Battles will be won and lost, but we won’t win any wars if we burn ourselves out along the way. […]
As we weather the highs and lows together, I’ve found myself talking with my daughters about self-care.
The big transition into middle school has finally put conversations about smart phones, social media, online safety, in our lap. Here are my updated recommendations for using a Technology Contract to talk with your tweens/teens about tech safety.
There seems to be no way to avoid the bile coming out of Trump’s mouth. So, while we’re talking about it… let’s use this as an opportunity to fight back agains rape culture by discussing these things with our kids.
Recommendations for Teachers and Parents Many students (and adults) suffer from anxiety. Fortunately, when I was a teacher, I always had my parents as a resource. My parents were psychologists who specialized in anxiety: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Social Anxiety to be specific. It’s only because of this that I was able to better support students. I heard […]
Share these great videos with your kids to think about our their sugar intake and healthy eating. Are you up for the challenge?
Who would have thought our family would be getting into skateboarding? That I would associate girls and skateboarding? Not me.
The Stanford rape case has triggered more than outrage — it has triggered many of us to reflect on our own experiences around sexual assault. This story resonates even more for me as a mother.
Parents need to partner with schools in helping kids make healthy food choices. Here are ideas to get your family cooking kid-friendly snacks for your next class party.