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Climate Change and Our Kids' Future: An Excerpt From <em>A Drowning World</em>

Climate Change and Our Kids' Future: An Excerpt From A Drowning World

09.23.2014
It's not just up to scientists and activists to tell the world about climate change. It's up to storytellers. We can vividly imagine the...
Do Not Sass Talk Your Mother

Do Not Sass Talk Your Mother

09.23.2014
The next time you consider rolling your eyes and smart talking the mother who carried you for nine months and pushed out all 11 pounds...
7 Things To Make Sure You Do During Your Child's Senior Year

7 Things To Make Sure You Do During Your Child's Senior Year

09.23.2014
It seems like the kids are grown, that the need to document their gorgeous faces has lost its urgency as the transitions slow. Wrong. That...
The 10 Types Of College Applicants You'll Meet

The 10 Types Of College Applicants You'll Meet

09.23.2014
Between your common application, your list of prospective colleges and the number of schools you get accepted to, no two college application...
How Would You Parent If You Weren't Afraid?

How Would You Parent If You Weren't Afraid?

09.22.2014
Many of us repurpose memories of childhood struggle into anxiety about our kids' futures. Eyeing them in the rearview mirror, or as they...
Why I Want to Empower Girls

Why I Want to Empower Girls

09.19.2014
It's so important for girls and teens to develop the courage and self-esteem to know that they can accomplish anything they want in life,...
Here Is Powerful Proof That Abusive Words Are Literally Weapons

Here Is Powerful Proof That Abusive Words Are Literally Weapons

Cate Matthews  09.19.2014
Whoever first claimed that "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me" was very, very wrong. To illustrate this...
15-Year-Old's Striking Photographs Are Pure Magic

15-Year-Old's Striking Photographs Are Pure Magic

Amanda Scherker  09.19.2014
Fifteen-year-old David Uzochukwu recently won the 2014 EyeEm Photographer of the Year award, beating out 15,000 competitors with his powerful,...
The Real Reason Your Teen Is Shutting You Out

The Real Reason Your Teen Is Shutting You Out

OWN  09.19.2014
If you've ever had a door slammed in your face by your teenage son or daughter, you're well aware of the existence of seemingly random...
Do The Math, Just Not With Your Mother

Do The Math, Just Not With Your Mother

09.18.2014
Sam, I'm sorry! I just don't know how to help you with math. I've been telling you that ever since Kindergarten when your teacher made...
Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew

Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew

09.18.2014
I like it when you think I'm funny. Or interesting. Or awesome. I actually do care what you think about me. Please find something specific...
Arrrr!... Parent Like a Pirate!

Arrrr!... Parent Like a Pirate!

09.17.2014
The consequence stung, but needless to say, the loss of an iPhone beats being sentenced to "sweating," a playful pirate punishment that...
Interrupting the Cycle of Slut-Shaming -- <em>Slut: A Documentary Film</em> Previews at CatalystCon

Interrupting the Cycle of Slut-Shaming -- Slut: A Documentary Film Previews at CatalystCon

09.17.2014
We can start with our own spheres of influence, whether at work, at school or among friends. How will you start the conversation among...
Want to Launch a Successful Business? Start by Unearthing Yourself

Want to Launch a Successful Business? Start by Unearthing Yourself

09.17.2014
Developing a brand signature means figuring out what, specifically, you are good at, what you want to provide or produce, as well as what...