Tag: empathy

Unselfie, Empathy, the Brock Turner Case, and Parenting

Five years ago, I first encountered the phenomenal Dr. Michele Borba, a parenting expert and bestselling author of more than twenty-two books. We connected because I was in the process of writing a book about bullying, and Michele was one of the experts I interviewed. During that summer of 2011, we spoke several times on... Read more »

Sensory Issues Suck, and Gapers Make Things Worse

Dear Tables of People Gaping at Us in the Restaurant, I know what you saw.  You saw one of my three daughters jump abruptly up from the table during lunch, knocking her chair to the ground.  You saw her rip at her clothes, trying to remove them from touching her skin.  You saw her lash... Read more »