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Internet Safety Tips—Keeping Youth Safe Online

Understand Cyberbullying and How You Can Help Prevent It

We all know that bullying is a problem in schools. But now that many students have their own computers and cell phones and are interacting more and more online, they may be at increased risk of exposure to a new form of harassment: cyber bullying.… Read More


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Activity—Where the Wild Things Are Reading Guide

A Reading Guide for Parents and Teachers of Kids Ages 3–6

Ages 3-8

Where the Wild Things Are is a classic American book whose story of a frustrated, imaginative boy can help young children recognize and understand their own difficult feelings and how they can feel better. This reading g… Read More


Mindfulness - Joan Duffell

Response to Charlottesville: A Call for Empathy and Inclusion from Joan Cole Duffell

A Message from Our Executive Director, Plus Resources for Teachers and Families

The terrible events in Charlottesville and the news stories and conversations of the past week are weighing on our minds here at Committee for Children. Such hatred, violence, and intolerance can only be extinguished by working together now to bui… Read More


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Activity—Teaching Touching Safety Rules: Safe and Unsafe Touching

Three steps to help parents teach kids about their bodies, personal space, and safe and unsafe touches

Level: Early Elementary, K-5
Knowing what to say can be hard when teaching your kids about their personal space and how to protect themselves. This quick-guide is here to help.… Read More