Tag: empathy

Making Room for “Me Too”

I can be an intensely private person with an overwhelming number of stressors to juggle. Sometimes its easier for me to gloss over my life in conversation with others than to try and find the words to describe the convoluted web I find myself in. If you found yourself nodding or otherwise relating to the

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The Truth about Empathy #unfiltered

CTWorkingMoms has a fairly consistent “no politics” policy within our blogger team.  There are several reasons for it, and one of them is that it’s difficult to talk about politics without judgment.  It is also difficult to talk about politics without drawing judgment.  As a group that believes non-judgment trumps, we avoid the political band wagons. 

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Bullying: What Can We Do?

Bullying. It comes in three forms: emotional, verbal, and physical. It’s prevalent among children and teens and the problem seems to only be getting worse.  Now before you read any further, let me just preface this with the fact that I am NOT an expert by any means. I am a mother. I am a former kindergarten and first

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Empathy: A Great Discipline Tool

[Original here] I’ve been told that I’m a strict mama and I can’t say I disagree.  My kids are awesome; therefore, I hold them to the high standards they deserve.  I rarely give into a temper tantrum…I’m far too red-headed for that.  But the trick I learned early on, and need to remind myself of often,

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