Committee for Children Blog

Breaking Cultural Norms to Prevent Sexual Abuse

Our world is opening back up. Children are going back to in-person learning, workers are returning to their office buildings, and thankfully, celebrations are no longer just over Zoom. While we continue to live with and navigate the pandRead More


Upstander Advocacy

In this blog, learn how you can help prevent bullying by promoting cultural responsive pedagogy.Read More


Build Good Habits and Routines with Your Family This Summer

“Make a schedule,” they all said. And I, being the type-A person I am, took great delight in making my schedule on day one on the stay-at-home order, complete with a plan to iterate on that schedule and adapt it collaboratively with my kids as we tried to find our new normal. That was then.Read More


During the Pandemic, Answer the Hard Questions

My oldest child is 6 years old and he has been asking me hard questions from the moment he could talk. When he was just shy of 3 he asked me in a single conversation what happens when we die, how babies are made, and if giraffes can run. I’ve hRead More


Real-Life Parenting Tips for a Pandemic

I’m what some might call a worrier. It’s not apparent. I have a very calm exterior honed through years of practice and—if my son is any indication—some sort of innate genetic predisposition of appearing unaffected in even the most dire ofRead More


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How Legislation Can Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

After a long period of decreases, there has been a recent uptick1 in reported and confirmed cases of child sexual abuse in the United States. Today, one in four girls and one in 20 boys report experiencing sexual abuse before the age oRead More


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Then & Now: The Evolution of Mind Yeti*

We sat down with Committee for Children Vice President of Innovation Mia Doces and Vice President of Product Polly Stansell to talk all things Mind Yeti, from initial inspiration to where the mindfulness app might go next.Read More