Byline: By BONNIE HARRIS

Another school year has begun or is about to begin. But this one is unlike any other. All the emotions that come up for you and your children at...

Would children vote for parents?

8/14/20

We are deep in the campaigns for the coming presidential election. Silly as it may sound, I wonder about a strange world in which people ran for...

The multilayers of our present-day predicament have erupted in a perfect storm. One layer is the COVID pandemic keeping everyone at home, schools...

These are dark times even though it’s getting lighter outside – thank goodness. None of us ever imagined – even a month ago – that we would be...

If it takes a village to raise a child, that village must support its parents with kindness, understanding, and support. It must help its parents...

Parentwise: Can we make sense of suicide?

11/5/19

Two child suicides in our midst in less than two weeks, one of them a 13-year-old, has our communities reeling. How can this tragedy be? Senseless...

Of course, you want your children to succeed in school. You do all you can to manage getting their best. But what really is your job? Is it to...

Parent Wise: Be More, Teach Less

8/8/19

This summer I want to revisit my Be more, Teach less philosophy. Summer is often a good time to be more laid back when school work is not looming...

The news has been shocking to say the least. But I believe the tide is turning. Powerful men are being called to the table and women are feeling...

What would it take for you to stay calm when it comes to managing your kids’ behavior? Sometimes it feels like a herculean task. Remember the...

What do I say to my kids when they seem consumed with worry and despair for their futures and when tragedy cuts down innocent lives? When leaders...



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