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When Did Seinfeld's Soup Nazi Become Our Model of Christian Conduct (Ode to Fred Rogers)

Bert Montgomery | Posted 05.02.2016 | Home
Bert Montgomery

TV's Seinfeld birthed many memorable characters and phrases during its award-winning nine seasons. The Soup Nazi, and his famous line, have become ing...

Loving a Survivor of Trauma: Pray, Embrace, Give Space

Victoria McGee | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Victoria McGee

What about our family and friends? The people we love and live with. They are not always included in trauma treatment, but their intimate knowledge of us makes them an important tool in our healing. How can they support us in a way that is helpful, balanced and healthy?

Trusting the Reading Universe

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home
Stephanie Vanderslice

Staring at my pile of To Be Read books had begun to feel like staring at my closet full of clothes despairing at having nothing to wear. "To hell with it," I said to myself. "I'm just going to pick a book I want to read."

10 Ways for Parents to Help Kids Through Scary Times

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

We are all frightened -- both children and adults. The 24/7 media coverage of terrorism has left everyone feeling scared and helpless. Now that the FBI has confirmed that it is investigating the San Bernardino massacre as a terrorist attack, fears are hitting even closer to home. How do we -- as responsible adults -- comfort, reassure and empower our children in a world that is getting scarier each day?

Words Of Wisdom From Mr. Rogers For All Of Us After The Paris Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.18.2015 | Home

It's in times of great catastrophe and heartbreak that we need our friends the most. So in the wake of the attacks on Paris and violence in many other...

Don't Change?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.08.2016 | Home
Marcia Liss


You'll Miss Mister Rogers Even More When You Hear His Loving Message

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

Mister Rogers can still make us feel better. On the 12th anniversary of Fred Rogers' death Friday, the Fred Rogers Company posted a poignant video ...

Top Ten Movie Locations to Visit in and Around Pittsburgh PA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.18.2015 | Home
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Are you a film buff? If so, Pittsburgh PA has the makings of a perfect getaway. With three rivers, 446 bridges, and a New Yorkish downtown, Pittsburgh makes a compelling backdrop for movies.

FLASHBACK: Mr. Rogers' Poignant Chat With The Wicked Witch About Being Misunderstood

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

We love Mr. Rogers and we're always looking for an excuse to spend a little time with him. With Halloween headed our way in just a few days, we wer...

They Don't Make TV Neighbors Like THIS Anymore

Posted 10.06.2014 | Home

On TV, neighbors often represent the heart and soul of the show: they bring everyone together, cause all of the interesting things to happen, and get ...

How to Be a Conscious Parent -- It's Not What You Expect

Brian Leaf | Posted 08.11.2014 | Home
Brian Leaf

Relax, I'm not going to tell you to savor every parenting moment. In fact, I'd say if you're savoring 25 to 30 percent of the moments, you're nearing Zen monk status. What I do have for you, though, are the following six sure-fire ways to boost your conscious parenting chops.

Mr.Rogers Got It: Generations Are Stronger Together

Donna M. Butts | Posted 05.20.2014 | Home
Donna M. Butts

Mr. Rogers, who would have turned 95 today, understood the magic of connecting generations. Linking the young and old benefits both generations and unifies our communities.

9 Popular Urban Legends To Watch Out For

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

SPECIAL FROM The age of the Internet has made our lives easier in many ways – could you have imagined Skyping with the kids and ...

The 12 Hatiest Haters Who Ever Hated

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Haters gonna hate. Look, nobody likes a hater, but these stories of revenge-seekers, pranksters and scallywags are just plain impressive, if not ad...

Mister Rogers' Advice For When Times Get Tough

Posted 10.17.2013 | Home

We may never stop learning from Mister Rogers. And that's A-OK with us. On Wednesday, Redditor torxirose posted this little piece of advice from o...

The Best Way To Wake A Sleeping Teenager

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 10.05.2013 | Home
Melissa T. Shultz

When I hear parents of young children talk about how their kids wake them at the crack of dawn, and how they'd give anything for an extra hour of sleep, I empathize. Then I tell them not to wish it away too fast, because snuggly toddlers in the wee hours beat teen vampires any day of the week.

The World at Our Fingertips or It's Getting Under Our Fingernails

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 09.14.2013 | Home
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Third in a series of 12 - Education Unplugged 101 "The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." ...

WATCH: Mister Rogers' Amazing Advice For Children Of Divorce

Posted 07.08.2013 | Home

No one gave better advice than the late Fred Rogers, whether he was helping kids come to terms with "scary things in the news" or simply highlighting ...

Mr. Rogers, Evil? Really?

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Home
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

Our children are special, and our love for them is unconditional. Over time, we help them learn that success (and happiness) is earned -- by sustaining good relationships and hard work. Fred Rogers would undoubtedly agree.

Fox News Spends 6 Minutes Describing Why Mr. Rogers Was An 'Evil, Evil Man'

Upworthy | Rollie Williams | Posted 06.28.2013 | Home
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Curse that man for teaching kids self-confidence. Why can't we go back to the old days where children are beaten into submission for not making enough...

WATCH: If PBS Stars Were Superheroes

Posted 05.01.2013 | Home

What if PBS legends Mr. Rogers, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bob Ross and Carl Sagan joined forces to save the world from brain-rotten, soul-crushing tel...

Six Messages for a Child

Pam Allyn | Posted 06.19.2013 | Home
Pam Allyn

As an educator and advocate for children, I get many queries after tragedy, especially about how we can help our children cope with what they have heard and seen. I hope these simple messages help.

Boston Reaction: Had It With Humanity?

Bryan Berghoef | Posted 06.19.2013 | Home
Bryan Berghoef

No, in moments like these, all our differences -- age, background, nationality, ethnicity, gender, and yes, religion and beliefs -- are secondary. First and foremost we are human beings. And we want to help.

Follow The Helpers, Not The Haters

Rev. J.C. Austin | Posted 06.17.2013 | Home
Rev. J.C. Austin

It can be tempting to look for the haters; they are ugly and despicable and maddening and even scary, and we are fascinated by that as well as repelled. But that's a choice we don't have to make.

The Advice From Mr. Rogers We Really Need Right Now

Posted 04.16.2013 | Home

In the wake of today's explosions at the Boston marathon, many parents are again struggling with how to explain tragic events to children. Sadly, we'v...