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Talking About Weinstein at your Dinner Table

By Yellowbrick Staff Like most of you, here at Yellowbrick, we are saddened to read about the many women who have allegedly been victimized by Harvey Weinstein. While there are many perspectives on issues of sexual violence towards women, we are impressed with the overall reaction of the public and entertainment sector, and citizens alike. […]

Six Hands-On Ways to Foster Empathy in Your Kids

By Hailey Hudson   Empathy—the ability to understand the pain of others—is in short supply among kids these days. Empathy is incredibly important because it breeds action, and fostering empathy in children is especially important because kids are growing into the adults that will shape the future of our world. But when kids just don’t […]

Bullying is An Attack on Self Worth

By Alicia T-Rust   Bullying Is Not New. “There’s so much complaining about bullying these days. Kids just need to toughen up.” I’ve heard that numerous times. It’s not easy, though.  Being the target of relentless bullying wears you down. Yes, as a child, I was bullied. I believe it began with a girl named […]

When Do Children Learn Social Responsibility?

Republished with permission from Bright Horizons® Family Resources blog “Growing Givers: Raising Socially Responsible Children” Children gradually develop their ability to show empathy, compassion, and social awareness. The most powerful way to encourage socially responsible children is to first ensure that our children are nurtured and well cared for themselves. The second most powerful thing […]

5 Tips for Parents to Help Their Depressed Young Teen

By Judy Guess, PhD   Middle school stunk. If I had a chance to relive a time in my life it may be college, my 20’s, even grade-school, but never frickin middle school. All I recall from middle school is everyone was cooler than me and had more friends. Yet still, I was oddly surprised […]

Raising Boys to Become Gentle Men

By Torsten Klaus   When I became a father, I was full of excitement, joy and happiness. My wife and I felt well prepared as we had read dozens (it felt even more) of parenting books, we went to two antenatal courses, and we took every opportunity to sit on the sofa and chat about […]

Mama, They’re not like us

By Paget Norton   We’re in the girls’ locker room at the YMCA.  I feel uncomfortable. My five-year old son is staring at the bottom of a ten-ish year old girl standing close to us.  At his height, his nose is pretty much ass-level to most older kids and adults, so he has developed a […]

7 Steps to Raising Good Citizens – Are You Doing Them, Parents?

By Kimberly Yavorski   The recent news cycle has been unlike any in recent memory. The U.S. has been struck by tragedies, of both natural and man-made origin. What we thought we knew has been turned on end. Neighborhoods and families have been divided by talk of us versus them. On the national stage, animosity […]