Category Archives: Children Advocacy

“sticks and stones”

Remember the childhood ditty that well-intentioned grownups encouraged us to say in response to our playmates’ verbal taunting or teasing? “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me…” I was thinking about the implications of … Continue reading

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birthday blessings for Malala Yousafzai

It’s one week after our Fourth of July celebration, and I can’t help wondering to what extent we realize and appreciate the blessings of the freedom that our children—boys and girls (as well as we adults)—have to receive a (lifelong) … Continue reading

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