Talking to our Kids about Poverty: An Assets-Based Approach

I want to raise socially conscious kids: kids who have compassion, who are peace-builders, who advocate for justice especially for those on the margins.  In some ways, these are simple aspirations.  We often reduce them to inspirational hashtags: Be Kind.  Love Wins.  The reality is that social topics are also complex.  I spent my graduate … More Talking to our Kids about Poverty: An Assets-Based Approach

Cultivating Generosity

Having kids has made me realize all the more that selfishness is human nature.  I don’t know about yours, but mine aren’t exactly spending their 2’s and 3’s graciously giving up their toys and snacks.  (And let’s by honest, I have not very graciously given up things like sleeping past 6am or drinking my entire … More Cultivating Generosity