I am proposing that we are raising a generation of teens who feel lonely, disconnected and misunderstood.
Carrie has been remade, prompting many to ask why anyone would bother remaking a film that's still referenced today and is widely considered to be a horror classic. But here's the thing -- I don't really care about that since I've never seen the original Carrie.
Recent events in Reno, Nevada once again reminds us of tragic nexus between gun violence, bullying, and the fragility of childhood.
Dear Parents, Once again in light of the Nevada school shootings, http://http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57608450/2-dead-2-wounded-in-nevada-midd...
The gun violence debate is over. The gun people won. There is no point in beating a dead horse. Let's all get behind the reality we now live in.
This week at least a hundred reporters are doing the worst work of journalism. They are making phone calls and knocking on the doors of spouses, famil...
Do you want to see what God is like? It just got harder to do so on Wikipedia. Wikipedia still has an article called "God," and it hosts a range of ever-changing perspectives.
I have no objections to trained police officers or school resource officers being in our schools if that's what the local school officials and law enforcement think is appropriate, but we need to be skeptical and concerned about having non-professionals (particularly those with other responsibilities like teaching, staffing or going to class) carrying loaded weapons in our schools.
Demonstrating compassion doesn't always save lives as dramatically as it did in Antoinette Tuff's case, but the potential is real
Despite Antoinette Tuff's own personal challenges, she was grounded in her faith, and when she had the opportunity, was ready to shine her own light and make a difference in the lives of others.
With quiet competence and courage, never having confronted this kind of horror before, Antoinette started talking to the young man, and surprisingly, he started talking back.
Let's collectively hope and pray that your teens do not have to deal with real or perceived school disasters this year. Nonetheless, no topic should be off limits: correct?
This is not a political, partisan issue. Rather, it's an issue that affects us all.
This week makes it obvious that the first-line of defense for kids wouldn't be the occasionally roaming security guard, it wouldn't be the principal or the teacher, it wouldn't be the custodians or volunteer dads; my kids' real lifeguards would be the front office staff.
Over the past month there has been an important national discussion concerning discriminatory remarks about people living with mental illness in the media.