As parents, we are faced with the challenge of helping our daughters develop a healthy self esteem and self worth. This may feel like an overwhelming task. The good news is, there are many proactive ways you can assist your daughter in finding her sense of self. The workshop, Girl Power-Raising Strong and Confident Girls, provides proactive strategies to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5ynWyUKTxM&authuser=0 … [Read more...] about Raising Strong and Confident Girls
How was your day? This question often leaves parents and caretakers frustrated with the one word response or the lack of detail provided to them from their child. Here are a few suggestions that will encourage your child to engage in a conversation about their day.
As an educational institution, we have the responsibility to provide students with lessons and activities that address current topics while modeling and instilling the traits of character education. Teaching students the importance of respect, inclusion, and kindness have always been a part of our school culture. Age appropriate lessons about the impact and horrors of racism are also part of our curriculum. The Rutherford Public School Equity Committee's mission is to provide a platform and organization that will work with students, staff, and the community in order to ensure best practices … [Read more...] about EQUITY RESOURCES
Reestablishing a norm can pose various challenges to individuals of all ages. If you are in need of assistance, RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery’s Hope and Healing Program is one resource to consider, offering emotional support services, education and … [Read more...] about Emotional Resilience
Please join us for a presentation about Be SMART, a conversation about the importance of responsible gun storage to prevent children from accessing guns. The COVID-19 crisis has created new challenges for parents because children are spending more time at home. Securing all guns in the home can save your child's life. “Be SMART” encourages adults to take these simple steps to help prevent shootings by children: Secure all guns in your home and vehicles; Model responsible behavior around guns; Ask about the presence of unsecured guns in other homes; Recognize the role of guns in … [Read more...] about Join Us for a Conversation about Responsible Gun Storage