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7 Things to Do When Your Kid Points Out Someone’s Differences

Original post from The Mighty

‘………….  Rachel Garlinghouse

Last year, my husband and I were honored to become godparents for the first time. Our dear friends had just become parents for a seventh time, adopting an African American boy they named Trae. 949 more words


New Credit Cards with Chip: Dip Instead of Swipe

By October 2015, most Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards will finally be using chip (EMV) security. That’s almost ten years after adoption in the United Kingdom. 248 more words

Facts & Trends

Outdoor and Environmental Education: A Toddler's Guide

Outdoor and Environmental Education sounds so formal…but it doesn’t have to look or feel that way. Over and over I’ve talked about embracing “science moments” as a way to make the science come alive for young children, without being overwhelming and intimidating for you. 603 more words

Early Childhood Education

Sharing is Caring

I recently read a blog post written by a woman who is adamant that she will not make her children share. Now, I’m going to try to stay as far off my soap-box as possible but the ludicrous nature of this blog just…stuns me.  1,181 more words

The Whisper

“Words of the wise, spoken quietly, should be heard rather, than the shout of a ruler of fools.” Ecclesiastes 9:17 (NKJV)

Are you a shouter? Maybe you come from a family of shouters, where thanksgiving dinner sounds more like the trading floor of the New York stock exchange, than a simple family meal. 906 more words

Guest author: Minority Report

CCNY Art Ed alum, Jasmin Eli-Washington, led a standout activity at the recent Teaching Art Today: #BlackLivesMatter Teach in at the New Museum. Her description of the lesson can be adapted for multiple contexts. 322 more words

Christianity Calls for Changing Your Perspective ... Even Towards Your Spouse

After returning to Christ, I have to be realistic that there will be many times like tonight. I will find myself discovering that the call of Christ means changing the way that I look at even the most basic responses that I have cultivated over numerous years.  741 more words