Creating the Space for Conversations With Young People About Compassion for Others
by Abby Power Can we have an open dialogue with our children and students about what is happening in the…
I Am a Humane Educator: Abby Power, Solutionary Parent and Activist
by Institute for Humane Education As a humane educator and public speaker, Abby Power uses her solutionary vision to spark…
The Joy of Generosity: 19 Children’s Picture Books
by Marsha Rakestraw Every holiday season there’s a bizarre conflicting focus on acquiring and sharing, getting and giving. Help bring…
One Small Step for a Better World: Plan a Gadget-Free Day for Your Family
by Marsha Rakestraw Technology and media have become such a ubiquitous part of our lives that some people actually exhibit…
Nurturing Love for the Natural World: One Mother’s/Teacher’s Experience
by Joanna MacDonald My son and I have the opportunity to spend more time together in the summer. Because I…
Helping Students Make Beautiful Music With Their Lives
by Mary Pat Champeau “Children learn to smile from their parents.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki I learned so much about parenting…
UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World
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by Michele Borba Touchstone, 2016 288 pgs UnSelfie by Dr. Borba is a well-rounded how-to book for parents and educators,…
How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change
by Marsha Rakestraw It’s often a struggle to know how to talk to our children about challenging global issues. Yet…
What’s New Wednesday for 10-12-16: News and Resources for Humane Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
11 Children’s Books About Nonviolent Protest and Resistance
by Marsha Rakestraw Protests and nonviolent resistance are an integral part of human culture. On any given day, there are…
The Struggle: A Black Mother’s Perspective
by CKrystal Stokes I was at Walgreens after my children’s gymnastics classes, when I ran into a friend near the…
Let’s Be Women Who Support Women, For Our Daughters’ Sake
by Jessie Huart Sullivan Last year, I became a mom for the first time to a beautiful daughter. I was…