Stop asking, “Wasn’t Las Vegas enough?” “Wasn’t Sandy Hook enough?” Because we should never ask that when one is too many. Instead let’s ask a question that moves us all towards action. “How can dignity inspire us to do small yet powerful acts that make my community safer?”
For a year we have been creating and maintaining boundaries with other people in ways we never had to before. While these boundaries have protected our physical health, they have also often created social and emotional boundaries that hurt our emotional well-being.
Boundaries are the act of making clear what is ok, what is not ok, and why. Knowing how to set boundaries is an important act of self-advocacy and the foundation of healthy relationships.
How are young people finding ways to cope with the disappointments and tangible setbacks? How are teens taking care of their well-being during the pandemic?
The Social Dilemma: We are more confused, more misled, more angry, more fearful, more addicted, more distracted, and more helpless. We’re in quite a mess, so what do we do?
As parents navigating a constantly changing environment, the one thing we know is certain is the relationship with our children. Rosalind will use her brand new publication The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents to give parents concrete skills to support the social, emotional, and educational needs of our children.
With COVID 19 surging around the world, the only thing certain right about being a parent is uncertainty. Your children’s school may have started out 100% virtual, then went hybrid and now may be returning back to entirely online, or not. It’s enough to try the patience of even the most level headed parent and kids.
Here are some principles to set boundaries and find meaningful connection with people during this pandemic holiday season.
Hear from education leaders Rosalind Wiseman and Shanterra McBride as well as high school students on how to create a culture of dignity in your school and community.