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Annie Fox's Blog · 2W ago

How to talk to kids about political protests

If you’ve watched anti-Trump protests in the news or seen people marching in the streets in your own community, your kids have probably taken notice. Maybe they’ve already asked you, “What a...
Annie Fox's Blog · 3W ago

Raising Human Beings

I loved Dr. Ross Greene’s book, Raising Human Beings, which focuses on parents and kids solving problems collaboratively. I didn’t love our podcast interview. Unfortunately, a poor connectio...
Annie Fox's Blog · 1M ago

When girls see women marching

When girls see women marching together, proud and peaceful, focused and determined, politically motivated and ready for action, those girls might realize something they had not known—somethi...
Annie Fox's Blog · 1M ago

We, the people, are marching

Saturday, January 21, 2017– Millions of women and men on all seven continents (including Antarctica) marched in solidarity for women’s rights and the rights of all people to live in peace, t...
Annie Fox's Blog · 1M ago

I stand with Meryl

At Sunday night’s Golden Globes, actress Meryl Streep was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. Her acceptance speech honored and encouraged all of us who try to ...
Annie Fox's Blog · 1M ago

What parents should stop doing in 2017 (if we want more peace at home)

This is an updated version of a 2014 blog. The tips still work. Maybe now more than ever.  Well-meaning New Year’s resolutions typically peter out by January 15th. If we’ve been zigging, it’...
Annie Fox's Blog · 2M ago

Before the truth gets drowned out and dies

I often ask parents, “What kind of people do you want your kids to grow up to be?” “Honest” is always in the top five. We don’t want our kids peddling lies and deception (not in relation to ...
Annie Fox's Blog · 2M ago

What kind of person?

What kind of person attacks two moms pushing their infants in strollers, punching the women, trying to rip off their headscarves, attempting to knock over the strollers, and screaming at the...
Annie Fox's Blog · 2M ago

Welcome to the Resistance

I have felt like hiding under the covers and tuning out of politics for the next four years. Exactly what Trump and his gang of hate mongers would love to see from Progressives. It’s not gon...
Annie Fox's Blog · 3M ago

$#!T happened. Don’t be discouraged.

$#!t happened here yesterday. It happens around the world every day so it shouldn’t be a shock. But it is. We can be thoughtless and disrespectful. Cruel and violent. We can be so easily con...