For Teachers

    March 28, 2018

    Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language

    Study finds engaging young children in conversation is more important for brain development than “dumping words” on them. A landmark 1995 study found that children from […]
    September 26, 2017

    5 Things You Should Stop Expecting From Your Kids

    We all expect certain things from our children, but sometimes the things we expect do more harm than good. Here are five things to simply stop […]
    July 6, 2017

    Educating Women, Children, and Families on Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

    Child Abuse Child abuse is often hidden. Abusers work hard to cover up the signs of abuse. Children are less likely to report it. Adults are […]
    July 5, 2017

    11 Ways to Raise Kinder, Less Entitled Kids

    Bonus: They’ll be happier adults too. A friend recently confided in me that her son, age 7, is “such a softie.” She cherishes his tenderness but […]
    April 28, 2017

    Hugging a Porcupine

    He is ours. He was ours when he arrived in kindergarten thirteen years ago – precocious, curious, and bursting with spirit. His blue plaid shirt brought […]