Category Archives: Parenting

Tips for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This post was originally published April 11, 2014 By Jill Starishevsky, author of My Body Belongs to Me/Mi cuerpo me pertenece As a former prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for 22 years, one of … Continue reading

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Reducing Student Anxiety in the Midst of COVID-19

By Stephanie Filio What. In. The. World. Coronavirus? A pandemic?! Every day I am getting closer and closer to being able to begin to process what is going on, but it is certainly slow going. First, there is my baseline: … Continue reading

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This Is the Way We Wash Our Hands . . .

By Elizabeth Verdick, author of  Germs Are Not for Sharing Jimmy Fallon’s new song is helping Americans tune in to the importance of fighting viruses: “Wash your hands, wash your hands, do not touch your face.” He strums his guitar, … Continue reading

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New Colors and Connections for Earth Hour in Times of COVID-19

By Bernardo Marçolla, author of Me and You and the Universe Today we are experiencing an unprecedented phenomenon on a worldwide scale related to the wide spread of COVID-19. In many countries, strict quarantines have been adopted, with profound impacts … Continue reading

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Words for the Absolutely Incredible Kid in Your Life

By Allison Amy Wedell As someone who makes her living by writing, one of my favorite sayings is, “Words mean things.” That’s a rather glib way to convey the immense power of words, whether written or spoken. Words have the … Continue reading

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