This is the second in a series about communication between you and your child. Why focus on communication? Brazilian educator Paulo Freire says it best: “Yet only through communication can human life hold meaning.” We talk to our children from birth; we spend countless hours and millions of words communicating with them over a lifetime. […]
Tag Archives | Respect
They will make the right choice because, when it comes to this, they won’t even see a choice. What they will see is a nonnegotiable. A standard. An expectation. A simple, basic, undeniable right for women to be treated with dignity, respect, and love, and that is that.
As it turns out, the incident in question was deemed to be an accident. Just as I suspected after I asked my child about it. Our childcare provider became involved and asked several other children what they witnessed. It was not a vindictive or intentional act.
It was an election. It was ugly. But it is over. We need to figure out a way to set aside politics and look our neighbors in the eyes again. We need to rediscover civility. Why? Because America is bigger than any politician. America is stronger than any political party. Politics Is a Nasty Business […]
Imagine, for a moment, that you are in a public place with your toddler (who has most definitely been taught to be kind and polite) when suddenly he begins to laugh. You look down at him, and to your horror, he is pointing his pudgy baby finger at a stranger and laughing. Hopefully, for everyone […]