November 23, 2016

6 Reasons to Give Thanks

In the United States, we hold Thanksgiving Day on the third Thursday in November. Many other countries also have days […]
April 17, 2016

Misplaced Priorities: What are you doing to protect your children?

A book review of Sandra Steingraber's Raising Elijah  by Tim Wolcott A great book is sometimes difficult to read.  However, the author […]
June 22, 2015

Are you teaching your children to be racist?

Racism exists. We live in a soup of roiling, boiling hatred based on one's perceived skin color. And that hatred […]
April 27, 2013

Can you detach your child from the screen?

The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, is sponsoring Screen Free Week for April 29-May 5. Young children now spend […]
February 25, 2013

Let’s teach empathy

Last weeks' post was a harsh one. It is so hard to believe that any American would condone torture of […]
December 2, 2012

Are You Stressed?

Activities for a Time of Stress This is the time of year when we often think about peace and yet many times […]
October 22, 2012

Bully by Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco has a new picturebook out. If you are expecting a sweet-hearted book like Thunder Cake or Renchko's Eggs […]
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