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We Are the Reason: It's Up to Us

Maimah Karmo | Posted 09.04.2016 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

I was dealing with something that left me seeking answers. My daughter saw that I was having a moment and asked what was wrong. I told her I wasn't sure how to handle a situation and I explained it to her.

O' Syrian Children, We Failed You

Zaher Sahloul | Posted 01.30.2015 | World
Zaher Sahloul

Forgive us / Your innocent souls are much bigger than our guilty ones / We were not up to the task / We were too small / We failed you / We failed you...

Parent-Teacher Conferences... What Should I Ask the Teacher?

Diana Grycan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

Leave your anxiety about your child's issues at home. The teacher is a person who knows your child very well, given the number of hours each week spent with him or her.

What Is Special?

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Meryl Hartstein

Did our world crumble? No. Did we lose faith? No. We pulled up our sleeves and did whatever we needed to do without looking at this as a negative. This child is a ray of light. A divine gift. An ever changing surprise.

Learning How to Be Creative Can Be Expensive in New York City

John M. Eger | Posted 06.08.2011 | Education
John M. Eger

How can we make the schools popping up around the nation that focus on creativity and innovation affordable?

Recession Hits Kids Hard Too

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Children aren't immune to the myriad effects of economic stress due to the recession an Arizona Daily Sun article reported Sunday. Kids naturally ado...

Stop "Crimes Against Humanity and Geological Scandals": Give AFRICOM a Chance In Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

This is going out to the end of a very long limb, but contrary to the rumblings in progressive think tanks, let's suggest that AFRICOM must be given a chance in eastern Congo.

U.S. Must Take Leadership to Make Mother's Day Every Day

Donna E. Shalala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donna E. Shalala

Every minute somewhere in the world, a woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth. Mother's Day Every Day is a groundbreaking new campaign to save their lives and the lives of their newborn children.