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May

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Summer of Love

The Making Caring Common project (Harvard Graduate School of Education) came out with a study recently about youth ages 18-25 and their beliefs and experiences with relationships. The full study (well worth a read) says lots of interesting things. But, perhaps the most interesting part is that over 70% of the students surveyed wish their […]

06
Feb

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Healthy Relationships Mix Tape

The statistics about teen dating violence are super depressing. One in three teens in the U.S. are experiencing dating abuse – this includes physical, sexual, verbal, and emotional abuse.* But, YOU can make a difference and help bring that number down! How, you ask? By helping the students in your life to learn what a […]

18
Nov

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Have fun and thoughtful Thanksgiving conversations

In a few days, we’ll all be celebrating that very American holiday, Thanksgiving. Teachers and students will be enjoying a well-earned break from the rigors of school. Often we’ll be spending lots of time with close friends and extended family. There are plenty of jokes about awkward Thanksgiving dinner conversations, but we’d like to suggest […]

05
Apr

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Tough questions from high schoolers: Question 6

The week before last Beth and I presented on healthy relationships at our local high school during their “Jumpstart Day”–a day of workshops devoted to non-traditional education subjects. The Student Council tasked us with addressing dating (awkward alert!). At the beginning of each of our seven, 45 minute sessions, we asked the students to write […]

01
Apr

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Tough questions from high schoolers: Question 4

Last week Beth and I presented on healthy relationships at our local high school during their “Jumpstart Day”–a day of workshops devoted to non-traditional education subjects. The Student Council tasked us with addressing dating (awkward alert!). At the beginning of each of our seven, 45 minute sessions, we asked the students to write down a […]