Have you ever known a child who was labeled a “bad kid”? It’s a damaging label – and this author saw it happen to a child on day two of kindergarten. Here’s why we need shift the common idea that some kids are just bad.
“At least it’s not…” The grief of infertility is hard to grasp – and this author has gotten many well-meaning responses that really hurt. Here’s her touching take on what it’s like to struggle with this loss.
Many of us send messages that hurt children’s ability to recognize and communicate about when their personal boundaries are violated. Here are some practical, everyday ways to change that.
Research shows that we’ve got to change the tone of the conversations we’re having about teen parenthood. Here’s how you can support young families.
“#2: Children being flaunted as status symbols.” Do you respect your children’s human rights? Adultism can lead us to grossly overlook them, whether we mean to or not – here are some examples.
“Love isn’t enough.” White parents adopting black children need to recognize the challenges and needs of black childhood. Here’s what you should know.
It’s unfair to say that women are unfeminist for being stay-at-home moms – but these assumptions still come up in the movement. Here’s what they get wrong.
How do you teach your children about consent? You may be surprised to realize how many of your everyday interactions relate to consent. Here are some helpful tips to try.
Moms are constantly under attack in our society – but how often does standing up for mothers include moms who are single, of color, poor, queer or otherwise marginalized? Here’s how to make sure you support them.
It can be hard to support a pregnant teen if you think they’re making a bad or uninformed decision. Here’s the truth many adults are missing – they’ll help you offer the right kind of support.