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Selective Good and Selective Silence -- The Politics of Corporate Social Good and Guns

Rebecca Bond | Posted 11.23.2015 | Crime
Rebecca Bond

People who sell dangerous products have always endured a conflict. As global brands, they must weigh conscience with commerce. Efforts to keep people safe must be seriously undertaken, otherwise it is superficially selective in social good.

Practical Tips For Teaching Young Children Safety and Kindness

Allison Chawla | Posted 10.16.2016 | Parents
Allison Chawla

I wish I could find the perfect balance between safety and compassion for the mind of an-almost-4-year-old, but I truthfully believe that she's too young for a fine-tuned balance to exist. Still, I do have some suggestions for teaching our young children to be kind and safe at the same time.

Second Amendment: Redux

Mona R. Washington | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Mona R. Washington

Cast American One Concerned, gun weary, shell shocked, patriotic-centrist, and parent American Two Concerned, gun weary, shell shocked, pa...

Are Our School Buildings Harming Our Students?

Claire L. Barnett | Posted 10.27.2013 | Impact
Claire L. Barnett

Today, clear and convincing research shows that improving specific factors such as school indoor environmental quality improves attendance, academic performance, and productivity.

An Open Letter to Parents About the Safety of Your Children

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Our job is not to control our kids and shield them from pain and struggle, but to offer them the guidance, the support and love so they can make good choices in life.

Dadmissions: Just in Case

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

I hate that we have to live in a "just in case" world. It's too bad we have to take all these precautions. It's unbelievably sad we have to take all these precautions but we do and stories like the one in Cleveland prove it.

Seriously, Do You Know This Child?

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 07.02.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

Now, I don't yet consider myself an overprotective parent, but I plan to become one. I am already terrified about all that my daughters will encounter in the world as they grow. In fact, I think about it constantly. And they are only three and five.

Children Banned From Blowing Up Balloons In Europe

Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice. A new European safety directive has banned children under the age of eight from blowing up balloons without supervision. ...