Over and over, parents and teachers, and other caring adults tell us, “Every new tragedy in the news breaks my heart. How can I take care of my own feelings while protecting my kids?” It is normal to have overwhelming feelings or grief in the face of news about tragedies caused by violence, natural disaster, […]
Many years ago, I was teaching a child protection workshop for about 100 parents after there had been a case of abuse in their community. One mother raised her hand and said plaintively, “I am so TIRED of being afraid! WHEN I can I stop being worried about the safety of my daughter?” I smiled […]
As news stories constantly flood us with reports of tragic and frightening events, it can be hard not to become anxious. Unfortunately, worrying does not make any of us safer – it just makes all of us and the people we love feel helpless. The sad reality is that we cannot give the children and […]
1,000 Kids Will Find Their Special Anti-Bullying Power at LEGOLAND® This week in Chicago, our Kidpower Team joined forces with LEGOLAND Discovery Center to launch a special bullying prevention initiative for their LEGO® NINJAGO® Days! When kids visit the park during the event over the next few weeks, they can pick their anti-bullying special power […]
This cute video about a Mama Duck and her 10 ducklings shows how she got her family from a parking lot to the safety of the river with the help of a few humans who care.