Children

Your child needs to understand that love is first and foremost about caring for someone.

How To Explain Love To Your Child

Your child needs to understand that love is first and foremost about caring for someone. Read...
Nancy Spektor of The Good Men Project    |   04.19.18   |   SHARE
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How Other People's Kids Help With My Depression 

When I held Baby J for the first time, everything shuffled into place. For the kids, I see every reason to breathe. They love me. I don’t know why. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   03.7.18   |   SHARE
Minds
One of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying “No.”

Teaching Your Child To Embrace The Power Of Saying No

Everyday ways to show children that they have a voice. And one of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying "No." Read...
Mariana Plata    |   02.16.18   |   SHARE
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I don’t have to quit because I'm rethinking what it means to be a "perfect" mother.

The Day I Wanted To Quit Motherhood​

"Can I quit motherhood?" I half-joked with my husband as he carried our toddler out of the bathroom. I was desperate, smelly, and completely drained. Read...
Robin Berl    |   02.16.18   |   SHARE
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Learning about privilege requires three key aspects: openness, humility, and self-awareness. (Image: Annie Pratt for Unsplash)

How To Talk To Your Child About Privilege

Privilege is a complex term to grasp, even for adults. The earlier we teach it to our younger generations, the easier it becomes to understand. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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I wish I had a mother. I don’t miss her; I do miss the idea of her.

I Wish I Had A Mother

Biologically speaking, I do have a "mother." There is a woman somewhere who gave birth to me. But that's not a mom and I really wish I had a mother! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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What can you do for your kids after tragedy? We have some helpful tips!

7 Things You Can Do For Your Kids After Tragedy

Following a tragedy we are left devastated and desperate for answers. And what about our kids? Here are 7 things you can do for your kids after Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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Even as a kid, I think understood the song was a metaphor

Dragons Live Forever

This cartoon was about a friendly, magical dragon having nautical adventures, but it filled me with a terrible sense of dread, not unlike the feeling Read...
Amanda Parrish Morgan    |   09.12.17   |   SHARE
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