I Like Keeping Kids in a Safe Nanny Bubble

Nanny Confessions: Don’t Talk to Kids About the Boston Bombings Unless They Ask I am so thankful that my employers don’t allow their kids to watch television while I am working. Yesterday, I had a great day with the kids. We went on playdates, to classes, and to sports practice in the fresh Spring air. I […]

First-Graders Assure a Nation After September 11

Review of September 12th…We Knew Everything Would be All Right by Masterson Elementary students of H. Bryon Masterson Elementary School September 12th…We Knew Everything Would Be All Right is a great book for children and adults. It delivers a message of hope in the wake of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. The authors […]

Will Your Charge’s School be Honoring the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11?

If you ask anyone under 28-years old where they were on 9/11 when they heard about the terrorist attacks they most often say they were in school. The goal of making the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks an age-appropriate teachable moment in American history is especially difficult for teachers in the Greater New York, […]

Have You Spoken to Your Charges About 9/11?

Do Your Charges Know About 9/11? As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches children are learning about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and of the passengers that tried to take control of a plane that crashed into a field to prevent it from reaching its intended target in Washington D.C.. […]