50 things to say to you child instead of “How was your day?”
In this short film, kids describe their emotions.
How screen time may affect kids’ sensory processing abilities.
How having a transgender child changed this Texas mother’s perspective. Also talks about transgender children in schools, policies, bathrooms, and much more.
In case of emergency: A story (article and video clip) about the seed vault in remote northern Norway, full of seeds from plants from all over the world.
On a matriarchal tribe in southwest China.
In pursuit of a flat stomach? Why having a little belly fat is a good thing for women.
In light of the recent chemical attack in Syria, how chemical attacks impact children.
Quote: To the girl who reads by flashlight/ who sees dragons in the clouds/ who feels most alive in worlds that never were/ who knows magic is real/who dreams…This is for you. -Dedication from Hunted by Meagan Spooner
One woman’s journey from anorexia to body positivity.
A 19-year-old artist confronts stereotypes of black male teens through joyful photographs.
An exploration about the importance of of balance as a sense.
Is it more important to console children immediately, let them cry and express their emotions, or tell them to buck up? This article weighs in.
“One hundred years ago, people had a very different idea of what it means to be heterosexual. Understanding that shift in thinking can tell us a lot about fluid sexual identities today.” – From this fascinating article about heterosexuality.
Is there a high cost and disadvantage to having greater emotional intelligence and empathy?
Research shows that electing more women changes the way government works.
Breaking: the American Health Care Act, the bill that was intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, has just been withdrawn in the U.S. Congress.
How the color green became associated with St. Patrick’s Day.
A great post on self care strategies.
An “interim parent” — Meet someone who takes care of other people’s babies while they make huge parenting decisions.
Meals on Wheels, AmeriCorps, the list goes on. A list of 15 of the programs that the president’s 2018 budget would cut.
How the Oxford comma — or lack thereof — won a court case.
Pictures from the production of Ava DeVernay’s film adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time.
According to a recently released report, immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than naturally-born U.S. American citizens.
Through the end of April in the Cochella Valley, artists have replaced billboards with photographs of the landscapes that they’re blocking.
A 12-year-old is publishing an activism guide for children and teens.
Finland is in the process of implementing changes in their educational system, which will result in interdisciplinary classes and an elimination of school subjects for students ages 16 and up.
On yesterday’s “Day Without Immigrants” strike/protests.
Explore the digital archive of radical and activist posters.
What famous novels look like stripped of everything but punctuation.
Watch baby sloths have a conversation.
According to Emily’s List, since the election in November, more than 4,000 women have said they want to run for office.
From the Huffington Post: 13 free online mental health resources.
#NeverthelessShePersisted: Examples of women who have stood up for what they believe in and persisted. Since Elizabeth Warren was silenced in the Senate earlier this week, “Nevertheless, she persisted” has become a rallying cry for those who oppose the current administration’s policies.
Students from a vocational high school are building tiny homes for flood victims in West Virginia.
An unusual court sentence for a group of teenagers who wrote racist and sexist graffiti on a historic schoolhouse in Virginia: a reading list and book reports that may help them gain awareness about diversity, discrimination, and history.
To add some cuteness to your Friday: In this video, a cat interrupts a weather forecast broadcast to request cuddles.