Giselle Sterling and her father, Nelson, both served in the Marines — she in Afghanistan, he in Vietnam. They’re only now beginning to talk to each other about the experience of war, and what it’s done to their long-term pictures of themselves.
Posts Tagged: children
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting the work being done in partner newsrooms receiving Public Insight Network engagement funding. This week, Prairie Public Broadcasting launched its anti-bullying engagement project with a query to 450 school superintendents, principals and counselors across North Dakota.
MPR News reached out to parents and to teachers in the Public Insight Network to find out how the Newtown, CT school shooting has affected how they interact with kids at home and in the classroom. Reporter Elizabeth Dunbar curated their responses, which reveal resilience, respect, and both children and adults grappling with events beyond comprehension. Read the reflections from parents and teachers at mprnews.org.
The joy of the season is tempered by bittersweet memories of loved ones who are no longer around to celebrate with us.
Do you have children at or near the ages of the victims in Newtown? Have they experienced the kind of loss that might inform a conversation about the Connecticut tragedy?
Michigan Radio is using Tumblr to highlight moving and personal stories of life in the NICU or infant loss to accompany an hour-long documentary on infant mortality. More at state-of-opportunity.tumblr.com/.
If you’re the first generation to be born in the United States, how do your parents define success for you?
For the parents of the millions of kids who play contact sports, all that research and news coverage boils down to one simple question: Should I let my child play?
We asked about people’s experiences with bullying. The voices we heard told a collective story of bullying as a universal: among siblings, in the classroom, at the office; consciously and unconsciously; through passive silence and aggressive participation.
In order to start a civil discussion about same-sex marriage in America, we asked people from our Public Insight Network to tell us the stories behind their thoughts on the matter AND to give us questions they’d ask people who think differently about the issue than they do. This question from Jennifer in St. Paul,… Read more »