8 Actions Parents Can Take To END Bullying

The tactics & methods of modern day bullying is vastly different than that of the past. Bullies feast on the vulnerable and crave the attention and taste of power they receive by hurting others. And now, bullying comes in many different faces as technology creates and instant audience. Recent studies have shown that at least half of all children are ...

Your New Year For Others

With so many people focusing on things they’d like to improve and achieve this year I would like to suggest something a bit different for your 2015. As you think about your goals, think also, about setting goals that are focused on helping others achieve their hopes and dreams.  Perhaps you have a personal goal of reading one new fiction …

Think Kindness Challenge: Holiday kindness to letter carriers and sanitation engineers

My Mom is one of the most thoughtful people I know, and it certainly extends to Christmas. She begins baking weeks ahead, preparing special goodies for family, friends, neighbors, as well as her letter carrier and sanitation engineers. She’d leave prettily wrapped packages in the mailbox for our letter carrier. A stay-at-home Mom, she would watch carefully on garbage day, …

30-Day Kindness Challenge

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it’s almost time for people across the country to begin the daily practice of gratitude. This year I’m taking a different approach – one that I think will inspire a deeper sense of gratitude while also helping me develop a stronger kindness practice throughout the year. I’m calling it the 30-Day Kindness Challenge. The 30-Day Kindness …

Kindness is Contagious: Ideas for Teachers and the Rest of Us

Kindness is contagious.  You see it all around with an act of kindness spreading at a coffee shop or with children on a mission for random acts of kindness at school.  People like to be seen as good people.  We like to feel like a good person.  And very little can make us feel as good as performing acts of …