Tag: Responsible decision-making

Making the World More Just and Equitable Right at Home

Author Shannon Wanless offers everyday ways in which we can check our alignment of values with our choices and actions.

Parenting with a Purpose; Actively Promoting Racial Inclusivity as Integral to our Roles

How can we take an active role as parents in creating inclusion if we notice is not happening at school or in our community?

Rebuilding Our Social Intelligence

Going back out into the world may not be as simple as we may first think. What do we need to rebuild our social intelligence?

Join In Celebrating #SEL Day by Responding

Celebrate #SELDay2022 by sharing what you do to promote social and emotional skills with your family!

In a Safe, Healthy New Year…

The Start of the Year Offers the Ideal Chance to Set Our Mind On the Present… Back to school in-person? Remote? Hybrid? Staff and students missing, out sick due to the latest COVID variant. The frenzy of our one week back after winter break may have struck your household like a polar plunge into freezing …

A New Year’s Love Letter to Parents

The virus is learning. Are we? Check out how we can transform this moment into a powerful change- making opportunity.

Changing the Conversation – Student, Parent, Teacher Pandemic Learning Gains

Let’s Examine What Specifically Children and Teens Learned in this Past Year

Weeding, Seeding, Reading and Healing

A Mother and Son’s Summertime Book Experience

Three Reasons Why It’s Critical to Reflect on News that Affects You with Your Children

…And How to Ensure It’s Developmentally-Appropriate “I feel hopeful,” my son reflected the day after watching the Inauguration Ceremonies as part of his school day. While just one week ago, he was saying he was feeling exasperated, “tired of making history” as we learned of the U.S. Capitol attacks. It’s been quite a roller coaster …

High Stakes Conversations

In a Complex World, How Can You Talk to your Children about Hot Button Issues? The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger – but recognize the opportunity.   –  John F. Kennedy When …

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