If you look to the astrology in the sky you know we live in very troubled times. The astrological aspects occurring now may explain it all, even though understanding them offers little relief or comfort, especially after last week's killing spree in Connecticut.
As you hug your own children, please start taking personal ownership of what you are doing to everyone else's kids.
Every day, Save the Children responds to children and families in need here in the United States and around the world, but we often get the most attention for our work in far-flung communities. I never expected to be deploying to a crisis in my own backyard.
Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/Youth Radio By: Denise Tejada Over 130 cars full of Oakland, Calif. residents lined up as early as 6 a.m. this past Sa...
Indeed, if TIME magazine were to pick its Persons of the Year, it is hard to imagine that Victoria Soto and Dawn Hochsprung would not make the cut.
I believe in the power of social media for spreading news, sharing ideas and having conversations. But for all of us who use social media, it is incumbent upon us to balance speed with common sense and sound judgment.
The Second Amendment -- elevated to a state of holiness, its problematic comma debated for decades and "resolved," for the moment, by the Supreme Court -- is a relic. It made sense when it was written. It does not make sense now.
The killings at a lower school in Newtown are inexplicable. How could anyone commit such evil? The deaths of these innocent children, who were robbed of their precious and promising lives, must be a turning point for this country. It is time to act.
Pop was a teacher when I was a kid. My brothers and I watched him work late into the night grading papers and writing college recommendations. He visi...
As we grieve with the families, I hope the school massacre in Connecticut is the tipping point; the final massacre that lands like the last snowflake on an avalanche of change
Never let assertions of the so-called "sanctity" of the Second Amendment bully you into thinking it guarantees unregulated weapon ownership. It does not.
It seems that we, the society, have become accustomed to the ever increasing uncontrollable violence all over the continent, but on this occasion it h...
Sadly, this tragedy reminds us of the need to do whatever it takes to ensure schools are safe sanctuaries for all students and staff, and provide environments focused on teaching and learning.
Reassurance is what a child needs during this time. Reassurance that Mommy and Daddy aren't leaving them. Reassurance that law enforcement is doing everything to prevent similar crimes, and reassurance that there are more good people in the world than evil.
I have been in tears many times since Friday afternoon. I am holding my own children tighter; I am sure you are as well.
On Friday, the heroism and generosity of teachers and school staff in Newtown became apparent to us all.