Benevolence

Gender Neutral: Based on the #BBC Documentary “No More Boys and Girls”

2018-03-22T15:59:04+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Awareness, Benevolence, Compassion, Courageousness, Fairness, Respectfulness|

What this means and how it translates to the success of your “Family Teams” to make an equal world for boys and girls. by Paula-Elizabeth Jordan I was inspired to write this article after a conversation with one of my closest friends. She informed me about a documentary she had seen about “being Gender [...]

Three Simple Ways to Teach Kids That Love Is Love

2018-03-22T14:27:38+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Benevolence, Compassion|

by Amy Miller “No one in America should be afraid to walk down the street holding the hand of the person they love.”  - Barack Obama That is a beautiful thought. Isn’t it? Thankfully, the last decade has seen great progress toward acceptance of diversity in relationships, but kids are still exposed to judgmental [...]

Girls Aren’t Meaner Than Boys. It Only Looks That Way.

2018-03-09T01:34:40+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Benevolence, Education, Parenting, Social Issues|

by Lisa Damour Girls can be mean. Really mean. Yet despite their widespread reputation for cruelty, we have little evidence that girls are meaner than boys. It’s no surprise to learn that boys are more likely than girls to use physical aggression, but we also know that boys surpass girls when it comes to attacking [...]

2 Times Every Day That Kids Notice Our Behavior

2018-03-09T01:34:40+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Benevolence, Parenting, Social Issues|

by Jessica Elliott We’ve all seen those kids. You know the ones. They race through the store, knocking over merchandise and running into people. The kids holding their noses or loudly exclaiming that they won’t eat that, whatever that is, at a crowded restaurant. We use adjectives, like wild or rude, to describe them (and their [...]

There shouldn’t be a cap on a father’s love for his son

2018-03-09T01:44:55+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Benevolence, Communicativeness, Compassion, Courageousness, Parenting, Relationships, Sports|

by Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer The increase in conversation about Tom Brady this past week isn’t just in anticipation of the Superbowl between the Patriots and the Eagles. Tom Brady has a reality show on Facebook Watch called “Tom vs. Time.”  Last week, radio host Alex Reimer of WEEI was reviewing the latest episode with [...]

Bullied, From Childhood to Twenty-Five Years Later

2018-03-09T01:34:40+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Benevolence, Health, Social Issues|

By Gabe Howard   My name is Gabe Howard and I’m forty years old. I’m outgoing and charismatic, and I make my living as a writer and speaker. Despite a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, my adult life is stable and I’m content. When it comes to my childhood, many things stand out, but — even [...]

Let’s Teach Our Kids To Build A Peaceful World

2018-03-09T01:47:55+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Benevolence, Cooperativeness, Education, Parenting, Respectfulness, Social Issues|

Yellowbrick.me co-founder Matt Connell had a chance to sit down with Victoria Christgau of the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence for an in-depth conversation about the philosophy of Kingian Nonviolence, how parents can teach their kids to build a more peaceful world and how children can implement the philosophy in their daily lives. View highlights of [...]

5 Ways White Parents Can Empower Their Adopted Child of Color to Fight Racism

2018-03-09T01:48:31+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Benevolence, Compassion, Fairness, Parenting, Respectfulness, Social Issues|

Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch if your little one is not as self-confident as they should be, and it can have some pretty negative consequences. So what can you do to boost their confidence?

How to Help Kids with Self-Esteem

2018-03-09T01:52:29+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Benevolence, Education|

Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch if your little one is not as self-confident as they should be, and it can have some pretty negative consequences. So what can you do to boost their confidence?

Musings on the Keaton Jones Story: Could Connections with Fellow Parents Curb Bullying?

2018-03-09T01:32:46+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Benevolence, Education, Health, Parenting, Social Issues|

Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer Keaton Jones’ plea to his mom last week was heartbreaking. I imagine that any parent who watched this video wanted to put their arms around this little boy and hold him tightly. As parents, we want to protect our children from hurt feelings, mean friends, and untenable situations. We send [...]