A group of women in a local prison recently shared thoughts about what influenced their choices to engage in risky behaviors that ended in their incarceration. Their insight offers us valuable lessons.
News of a shooting in a public place is always scary. As individuals we are faced with the gravity of our own grief and sadness and as parents, we instinctually ask ourselves, “What should I be doing to protect my children?” Or, perhaps even, “Can I protect my child?”
We live in a culturally diverse world and yet are children will likely witness or even experience intolerance. How do we encourage our children to learn about others and to respect and appreciate the similarities, as well as the differences among us?
Summer is usually a time when families are traveling on vacations and children are busy experiencing new adventures at camps. But, if your child has been receiving therapy during the rest of the year, it can be particularly important to maintain that consistency during the summer months.