Category: Responding to News Events

Tragic Shootings: Kidpower Answers to Common Questions About How To Be Safe

The senseless school shootings in the news bring up heart-breaking reminders of other outbursts of tragic violence. Kidpower answers key questions in response about how to handle the emotional turmoil after these kinds of violent events.


My NYC “Bathtub Office” during Super Storm Sandy last week and other news….

Last week, I spent some unexpected extra time in Manhattan thanks to Super Storm Sandy. I was visiting my son for the weekend before the storm and due to fly out on the Monday afternoon that it arrived. The only place I could get Internet access was on the window ledge over the bathtub of my […]


For Jessica Christine Ridgeway: Sorrow and Determination

Twelve days ago, ten-year-old Jessica Ridgeway left home to meet a friend and walk to school. On the way, she was kidnapped and killed, and her body was found after five days of community-wide searching.  The evil person who harmed Jessica has not yet been caught, and parents and teachers are in a state of […]


Answers to Common Questions About Violent Attacks: Kidpower Response to Tragic Shootings

The senseless school shooting at Northern Illinois University brings up heart-breaking reminders of other outbursts of tragic violence. Kidpower answers key questions in response to how to handle the emotional turmoil preceding these events.


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