Awareness

Our Super-Successful Kids Are Struggling! How to Help Them Thrive

Our Super-Successful Kids Are Struggling! How to Help Them Thrive

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Last updated on April 5th, 2021 at 11:44 pmWhat if I told you that 1 out of every 3 kids age 6 to 11 is afraid that the Earth won’t exist when they grow up??? WHO are these children??? What if I told you that little kid you just kissed goodnight,,, who got an A on his test…who practiced her cello for hours… what if I told you they were the ones who said it. What if instead I told you they... 

Community

Raising Kind, Sensitive Children After a Year of Social Distancing

Raising Kind, Sensitive Children After a Year of Social Distancing

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“Why should I care how he feels? He’s not my friend.” “So what if I made him cry. He’s a wimp.” “How was I supposed to know he would take it so bad? I was just joking.” Sensitizing children to how someone else feels is a significant and serious enterprise. Kids can’t do this alone – they must be supported, supervised, and encouraged to develop sensitivity and consideration, and... 

Innovations

“My Body Belongs to Me” Children’s Book: Prevent The Unthinkable

“My Body Belongs to Me” Children’s Book: Prevent The Unthinkable

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Last updated on May 4th, 2020 at 11:49 amAs a former prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for 22 years, I often encountered children who were sexually abused for lengthy periods of time and suffered in silence. One case in particular had a profound impact on me and compelled me to write a children’s book called My Body Belongs to Me. I prosecuted the case of a 9-year-old girl... 

Involvement

Finally – A Step Towards Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances!

Finally – A Step Towards Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances!

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Last updated on August 8th, 2019 at 07:02 pmIn 2008 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a working group of representatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Medical Services for Children, the American Ambulance Association, and other key organizations and started a project called “Solutions to Safely Transport Children in Emergency Vehicles”. Finally...