Pediatricians Strengthen Stance Against Spanking Kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics has hardened its stance against spanking children as a form of parental discipline. In a new policy statement, published in...

One University’s Compassionate Plan for Teaching Students Resilience

Young adults are extremely stressed-out these days—and colleges across America are scrambling to support them. In 2013, a group of top-flight colleges including Stanford, Harvard, Princeton...

Some 350 Florida Leaders Expected to Attend Think Tank with Dr....

Leaders from across the Sunshine State will take part in a “Think Tank” in Naples, FL, on Monday, August 6, to help create a...

The New Children’s Crusade

It was May 1963. The Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, nicknamed “Bombingham,” Alabama for its violent explosions against protesters, began to wane after the...

School Shootings a Tiny Fraction of Violence That Menaces Youth

The best way to stop school violence is to stop all youth violence. School violence really is a form of youth violence. It is...

Healing our Children: Insights on Trauma-informed Practices in Education

Toxic stress and trauma have an enormous impact on children’s development and learning. Understanding the nuances and nature of trauma can help...

Student Activism Calendar of Upcoming Events

On March 14, 2018, exactly one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, thousands of students across the country walked out of...

An Urban Teacher’s Response to the Suburban School Shooting Crisis

It may be strange to say, but, as a teacher, I feel totally disconnected from the seemingly weekly occurrence that is the horror of...

Caught in the Crossfire: Children and Gun Violence

As Child’s World America reflects upon the events that took place at Sandy Hook four years ago, it is vital to recognize that childhood...

Parents Again: the Growing Number of Americans Raising their Grandkids

It was just a quick errand: Reba would be gone 15 minutes, 20 max. But her two granddaughters ran to her...

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