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Monthly Archives: March 2014

“This Isn’t Right”—A Local Student Fundraises to Help Homeless Youth

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“This isn’t right. We have to give them our money.” This is what ten-year-old Carmella Martone told her mother after seeing firsthand what it is like to be homeless. She had just walked a friend to door of the hotel room where his family was staying because they had nowhere else to go. And she’d …
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How Do You Encourage Resiliency in Your Kids? Park the Helicopter

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There’s been a lot of talk recently about the impact of “helicopter parents” (who hover to protect their kids from negative experiences) on the ability of their kids to handle life’s challenges as they grow up. A growing body of research that tells us how important learning how to tolerate life’s bumps is to healthy …
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