My own sibling rivalry and The Lego 2 Movie
It's not just a problem for your children. Grown siblings can still have lingering rivalries--like I do with my younger sister.
Make Valentine’s Day special for your children
As a child, I thought it was a special day that parents used to express gratitude to their children, similar to other special occasions, like birthdays or holidays, like Christmas.
MLK Day: Children can provide service
Today, inline with the mission and memory of his life, MLK Day stands as a bastion of service.
“Pipelines” of discussion empower students
The victimization of black youth, even in educational environments, is not new. Black male students like Omari are disproportionately punished with out-of-school suspensions.
9-11 and my daughter’s lesson in kindness
In a world where there are Santa Claus and Tooth Fairies, there still exists evil scum like pedophiles and terrorists. My daughter believes that one of the worst things that can happen to her in life is being late for school.
Music event binds families, communities
As a staunch music lover (and part-time rapper and saxophonist) I jump at opportunities to engage my daughter with music that is positive and meaningful.
Putting sports into focus
Sure, there is team work and goal setting, but fundamentally, a child cannot understand the value of teamwork without understanding how to focus.