Tag: love

Amy Poehler gives awesome advice on how to avoid negativity

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Tweens, particularly those in middle school, can be notoriously negative. They can be hard on their peers; goodness knows they can be very critical of their parents; and most of all, as their bodies change and the social world gets harder to navigate, they can be especially negative about themselves. Thank goodness Amy Poehler has... Read more »

How to talk to kids and tweens about tragedies

The news of the absolutely tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, is horrific.  Many children and adults are dead, with recent reports bringing the death toll at the school to 26, including 18 children.  Upon first hearing the news, I wanted to hug my daughter, wanted to go to her elementary... Read more »