Showing posts from October, 2017

"Screen Kids": An Audio Series!!

Insights Into Education Podcast  presents"Screen Kids!"  Our  motivation is simple. Our hearts are heavy with concern and care for your children's health and well-being. This first part of a five-part series is a gentle introduction for parents, guardians, and for anyone entrusted with the health and well-being of our children.   Holli speaks with educators  Ed Berger and Dan Kenley   presenting information about the damage electronic screens (smart phones, iPads, video games) have on our children's health. Because Holli is concerned that much of this new information will cause an overreaction and possibly generate guilt and negative responses, she takes a soft-spoken but professional approach.  She identifies dangers and offers courses of action that will alleviate these problems. The next episodes go deeper into the issues we all need to be aware of. Real Power Means Being Informed! Take a listen!    Screens Kids Introduction : Why Should We Ca

"Me Too" - What Victims Want You To Know...And Do - An Update

Today, four brave beautiful women - Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Simone Biles, and Maggie Nicholes, - testified before the US Senate Judiciary hearing regarding the Inspector General's report on the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse investigation. These courageous elite American gymnasts stood strong as they spoke truth to power, recalling the betrayals by "powers that be" who were charged with protecting them (and hundreds of other young athletes) and who failed to do so.   The "Me Too" Movement began four years ago.  Clearly, we have a long way to go. I am reposting this blog as a reminder that we must not remain silent on the issue of child sexual abuse and assault or any kind of sexual harassment against anyone.  Knowing about it is one thing.  What are you willing to do?   As an advocate of victims of any kind of abuse or trauma including sexual abuse, domestic violence, bullying/cyber bullying and as a victim myself, I am encouraged