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 […]
“The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.” – Fred Rogers Children are bombarded with cultural messages about what they should be. Pretty quickly, most of us begin to measure ourselves by cultural standards – are we smart enough? Are we attractive […]
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 […]
Check out this new icebreaker! Decorate a beach ball with a series of questions and toss it around to start a conversation about healthy relationships! Thank you, Tonya Kosorok for this awesome idea. Open the PDF to learn more!