The media have been obsessed with the NFL scandal. What is at the root of these problems and why should we all pay attention? Plus, suggestions for ways for parents to talk with your kids about this difficult subject matter.
The expression "boys will be boys" is dangerous. This blog is my attempt to organize my thoughts and gather some relevant research in order to help other parents and teachers who may find themselves perplexed when this expression is used to explain violent behavior in children.
This blog focuses on current issues relating to bullying and harassment, youth empowerment, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues, and promoting respect for gender and sexual diversity in schools. I explore issues relevant to: parents, teachers, administrators, counselors, and students: everyone involved in the community of the school.