- How to talk to your kids about Charlottesville. From the LA Times, excellent piece with suggestions and how to avoid pitfalls talking with your children about this difficult event.
- How to cope with back to school anxiety
- Losing Is Good for You, Op-Ed, New York Times
- Outsmarting the Smart Screens: A Parent’s Guide to the Tools that are Here to Help, Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center
- How to raise kinder, less entitled kids (according to science), Washington Post
- Helping Children Cope With Frightening News from ChildMind.org
- How to Raise a Feminist Son – New York Times
- What Mental Health Experts Say to Their Kids About School Shootings – NBC News
- Masterminds and Wingmen by Rosalind Wiseman. This is a great book about the social/emotional world of boys. Related more to upper elementary, middle school, and upper school boys.
- The Parents We Mean to Be by Richard Weissbourd
- Michael Gurian writes great books about the social/emotional world of boys: Here’s a list of some of his books
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain This is not specifically about children but a great read about introverts. I also recommend Susan Cain’s TedTalk (see below.)
Videos and TedTalks:
I’m a big fan of TedTalks and will post links to my favorites here!
- Boyd Varty’s TedTalk about Ubuntu and what he learned from Nelson Mandela growing up on a South African safari
- TedTalk – Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts
- Novelist Chimamanda Adichie TedTalk: The Danger of a Single Story
- All it takes is 10 mindful minutes: Andy Puddicombe
- Quiet Revolution. Susan Cain is an expert on introverts. If you think you or your child is an introvert, there’s lots of good information here.As I come across articles and books that I think might be of interest, I’ll include them here.
- Create your family media plan using this tool from the American Academy of Pediatrics