Using script forces a child’s brain to slow down. It allows for deeper thoughts, more expansive word choices, and increased imagination. By Michelle Riddell
Yes, I am enjoying a front row seat to my daughter’s semester in Cape Town. But I still wonder whether all this technology is giving us too much access to our kids. By Randi Olin
Fourteen teenagers and three teachers are dead who were not dead a few of weeks ago, and my house is falling apart, and my children are at school. By Brianne DeRosa
My son plays Fortnite. I’m not worried he will grow up to be violent because of it; I’m worried how the toxic masculinity it portrays affects us all. By Sharon Holbrook
As we reel from watching yet another school shooting, we must look closely at what we are asking of our teachers. By Kim Simon
My parents taught me how to keep myself safe. But they never told me if I got hurt, it wouldn’t be my fault. By Jamie Beth Cohen
This is how it works in a humane society. Someone gets a bad break, and the system is set up to cushion the blow. By Mary Janevic
Not everything modern parents are doing is backfiring: our kids are tolerant, empowered and closer to us than ever. By Mary Janevic
Judgmental comments can be a reflection of our desire to connect, to become a village once more.
By Gail Cornwall
I actively chose hope in having a child, and when you choose hope you also choose despair.
By Shannon Lell