What Can Parents Do to Prevent Harassment and Abuse The “Me Too” movement got my mental wheels churning, as it has for so many. I began wondering, “What can we, as parents, do to prevent our own children’s ‘Me too’?” I recalled… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: "Me too", "Me Too" Movement, Anger, assertive communication skills, Boundaries, child abuse, child harassment, child sexual abuse prevention, Educating child on healthy and sexuality, family boundaries, family power dynamics, fear, harassment, parents keeping kids safe, Prevent child abuse, Prevent sexual abuse, Preventing child abuse, preventing child sexual abuse, sexual harassment
“You have brought yummy treats! You are so nice to share. But me, I have nothing. My cupboards are bare!” Mouse squeaks, “Don’t fret. There’s enough, dear Bear. You don’t need any food, you have stories to share!” His friends hug him… Read More
/no/ – used to give a negative answer or reply to a question, request, or offer 1 About Children and the Evolution of “No.” If your child was anything like mine between the ages of two and three, “No! No! No!” was… Read More
Category: About, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: "Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child", Assertiveness, Boundaries, Elements of a Confident Kid, Emotional coaching, John Gottman, Model, Moral development, Practice, Responsible decision-making, Responsive environment, Saying "No!"
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