When I was little, the phrase, “mommy is tired” was one that my mom would occasionally use to signal that she needed some space. Although not a mom, I have embraced the phrase when I need space from this work. With all of the recent hullabaloo about the existence (or not, depending on who you talk to) of
Wouldn’t it be nice to have one day where you don’t have to confront racist, sexist, harmful messages? I had this thought recently as I was traveling for work. I make it a point to try and catch the local news at least once while I am traveling in a different city. It’s a good way to find out what importan
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having a hard time getting out of my usual post-holiday slump. New Year’s Day found me on the couch, channel surfing as I could not bring myself to do much else. I decided to binge-watch a television show (I’ve been informed that this is what people do now – sitting down for hours at a time, watching multiple seasons of a TV show, so I decided to give it a try). I’ve had many friends recommend th
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the messages that children receive from the world around them. In our primary prevention work, we attempt to stop or counteract the negative messaging that bombards young people every day.
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