Younger generations, who will have grown up on children’s literature with diverse stories and characters, will demand the same once they are adults.
The childhood diseases that vaccinations curtail weren’t easy to endure. Children got very sick. Children died.
All that people need to understand, he says, is “how beautiful it is to do something for someone else. It saves your life.”
We spend so much time rushing ahead. Maybe like James Taylor we need to put some effort into looking at where we’ve been.
ONTIVEROS: We’ve long been in a situation with the U.S. immigration system where we rip apart families on pretty much a daily basis.
I like the idea of people deciding they’re going to celebrate our country’s independence shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers.
SUE ONTIVEROS: Play leads to learning. What positive lessons these girls are learning from the dolls and their books.
ONTIVEROS: Anyone who’s been to a wedding in the last decade knows what I’m talking about. On YouTube they’re billed as “surprise” wedding dances.
I felt I had to really have my wits about me. Now all the cool moms (like Claire Dunphy on “Modern Family”) drink.
Just grousing on social media with like-minded friends, actor and therapist Lee Wichman knew, wasn’t going to help anyone.
Beshel says he understands the weight of responsibility that a woman raising kids alone feels when there is no other adult to lean on in tough times.
With 24 words, it would give equal rights to women and men.
Gizzell never made it to 4th grade. Her suffering was so awful that a seasoned forensic investigator cried as she testified.
In these times, the picture painted of immigrants and refugees is dark and ominous.
Immigrants and refugees are not some monolithic “them” to be feared but rather people he’s worked alongside.