SPLC survey: Presidential campaign leading to widespread fear, bullying in schools | Southern Poverty Law Center

Remember- the kids are not immune from the attitudes that have hardened in this election.  Talking to them about the positive things they can do gives them back some sense of power.

Source: SPLC survey: Presidential campaign leading to widespread fear, bullying in schools | Southern Poverty Law Center

How to Teach Kids About the Brain: Laying Strong Foundations for Emotional Intelligence (by Dr Hazel Harrison) – Hey Sigmund – Karen Young

When children understand what’s happening in the brain, it can be the first step to having the power to make choices and build their emotional intelligence.

Source: How to Teach Kids About the Brain: Laying Strong Foundations for Emotional Intelligence (by Dr Hazel Harrison) – Hey Sigmund – Karen Young

Brad Pitt Confirms Split From Angelina Jolie | Vanity Fair

Sadly this looks like a battle over children in the making.  When one parent files for custody offering the other visitation the positions are already hardened.  It would be a strong statement to the world of separating parents for such a visible couple to stand by their kids, not against one another.

Source: Brad Pitt Confirms Split From Angelina Jolie | Vanity Fair

Never Too Old to Hurt From Parents’ Divorce – The New York Times

Adult children are affected by the divorce of their parents.  All the more reason to choose mediation or collaboration no matter what age or stage of life.  

Source: Never Too Old to Hurt From Parents’ Divorce – The New York Times