Reaching out with both hands

The video is hard to watch. A woman lays passed out in the aisle  of a grocery store in Massachusetts while her toddler cries and tries to revive her. The fact (learned later) that the mom had overdosed on drugs makes the scene especially sad, but what makes it even more tragic is hearing the…

Connecting with others

Another great article from the New York Times. Just like the author, I too am deeply concerned that our kids’ lack of emotional connection with others can have very real (and potentially tragic) consequences. How else to explain the recent daytime gang rape on a beach in Florida where none of the “kids” partying within…