Compassion

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 [...]

Why Manning Up is Killing You

2018-03-09T01:25:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Communication, Communicativeness, Compassion, Cooperativeness, Courageousness, Education, Health, Psychology, Relationships, Social Issues|

by Mike Sweeney I couldn’t believe what I was hearing on this gloriously sunny day. Whilst out walking the dog I heard this Dad shouting at his son. “Come on, you’re fine,” he said whilst walking ten meters ahead of his son. His little boy, who must have only been about five years old, was [...]

Our Kid’s Clothing Might be the Lesson We Need

2018-03-09T01:42:33+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Awareness, Compassion, Courageousness, Fairness, Parenting, Respectfulness, Social Issues|

by Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer Over the summer, I ran into an old friend I hadn’t seen in a few years who was with her almost twelve-year-old daughter. From a distance I mistook the daughter for her son; because she was wearing gym shorts, a black sweatshirt and a baseball cap over newly cropped [...]

Conversations With an Old-Timer

2018-03-09T01:44:11+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Awareness, Communication, Communicativeness, Compassion, Parenting, Social Issues|

by Jessica Elliott Lending my ear to the old guy, perched on a bar stool, drinking his Miller Lite, reminded me that our world was much different less than one lifetime ago. In our time of instant-everything, limitless goods of all sorts, it’s easy to take our way of life for granted. I’m guilty of it [...]

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 [...]

Why Listening to Empathetic Children is Just as Important as Teaching Them to Listen to Others

2018-03-09T01:23:28+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Communication, Communicativeness, Compassion, Parenting|

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?

“Prepare U” Aims to Help Schools Turn the Disturbing Tide of Teen Suicide

2018-03-09T01:47:40+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Awareness, Compassion, Education, Health, Psychology, Social Issues|

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the suicide rates for adolescent boys and girls have been steadily rising since 2007. In fact, during the period 2007-2015, the suicide rate for girls ages 15 to 19 doubled, and the rate for boys increased by 30% over the same period.

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 My Daughter Face Climate Change With an Open Heart

2018-03-09T01:49:17+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Awareness, Compassion, Courageousness, Parenting, Science|

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?