The threats we face as a nation are real, but they shouldn’t be paralyzing. For too long, those like me in the security world have done much to get you worried -- ISIS, Zika, random gun violence, hurricanes, oh my . . . – but not much to get you ready. We’ve managed to talk about risk in a way that makes people tune out or freak out. And our kids are absorbing information about … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Make Your Kids Feel Safer
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One of the most important things a child should feel in their home is safe. Unfortunately for many this is not the case. Christina Aguilera opened up about the pain she suffered growing up with an abusive father. Her father, a U.S. army sergeant, abused Christina, her mother and sister, Rachel. The singer told E! "I witnessed a lot of unpleasant things - a lot of pushing … [Read more...] about Christina Aguilera's Abusive Childhood "I did not feel safe"
Welcome Friends! Thank you for joining me. Today’s video is a guided meditation that focuses on feeling safe. With all the negativity we are bombarded with through media and television it is important for us not to lose ourselves in it, and to focus on feeling safe. We need to feel safe in our lives, safe to be who we are, and safe to express ourselves without fear. The safer … [Read more...] about Guided Meditation: Feeling Safe
Summer is drawing to a close, and we are getting our kids ready for back to school. So we asked our mom friends if they had any questions or concerns about their children’s safety. Here are a few of the top concerns: Question #1: Walking to School My child will be walking to school this year. He is in 5th grade and I want to give him safety skills without scaring him. … [Read more...] about Back to School Safety Tips for Parents
Whew. This is a hard one to write. I’m a Black mom, and it feels like last week was the culmination of what my ancestors and colleagues have been pursuing for over 200 years: the right to be heard. The right to be seen as equal. The right to social justice. White privilege in motherhood looks like being three times more likely to survive childbirth, not worrying your … [Read more...] about This month, I can feel the shift.