how to talk to kids

Tweet Over the last two weeks, the suicides of four teens has pushed the issue of cyber-bullying to the front of our public mind. You can’t open a newspaper, watch the Today Show or log on to Cnn.com without facing the issue. Children all over this country are using technology to intimidate, threaten each other, […]

Getting Your Kid Talking

by Patrick on August 24, 2010

Tweet The other day I was visiting a friend’s house whose child was notorious for being tight lipped about school. Her mother had just told me the other day how impossible it was to get her child to divulge the well guarded secrets of her day. Well in five minutes of talking to the kid […]

Tweet This is Part 4 in Melissa’s case The Secret of the Resistant Readers. When we left off last time, I told you I was channeling my inner Nancy Drew. What I didn’t tell you was that I was also channeling Nina, my amazing master teacher. I remembered some advice she gave me when I […]