Building Self Confidence

So many children and teens are affected by poor self image, low self esteem, and lack of self confidence.  It is so important that the development of high self esteem and positive self image is fostered in the school setting, because there is no guarantee that it is...

Say Something

Say Something Does it bother you when one ethnic group gets the blame for an entire range of social ills?  Do you cringe when all members of a particular religious group are identified as dangerous or evil?  Are you struggling with current trends to minimalize,...

Teaching Empathy

Harmony At Home had the opportunity to attend the International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) conference last year and the keynote speaker, Michele Borba, spoke about the importance of fostering empathy in children to prevent bullying.  Empathy is both a...

Managing Grief in the Classroom

Although the loss of a loved one is something that we all go through at some point in our lives, grief is still a subject that most do not talk about.  At school, children who are managing grief can begin to display challenging behaviors if the school environment is...