Lovingkindness Meditation

Try this 6-minute lovingkindness meditation with your family. It was recorded for us by the Barbara Verrochi and Kristin Leigh, co-directors of The Shala Yoga House in Brooklyn. The Shala also holds daily morning meditation practices via Zoom that we highly recommend for beginners and more advanced adults. These sessions are a great way to commit to a mindfulness […]

The Upside of Screen Time: Using Tech to Enhance Your Child’s Social World

Thursday, December 106:30 to 8 pmVia Zoom Screens have exploded into our kids’ social worlds during this pandemic. While it’s common to default to this is bad, this is not childhood, this will rot their brains, speech-language pathologist and mindfulness teacher Susan Brennan makes a compelling case for how technology (with guidelines and structure) can actually enhance […]

How Not to Be a Snowplow Parent

The college bribery scandal raises the concern that overprotected young children are ill-equipped to face challenges. Here’s advice from Rachel Simmons, co-founder of Girls Leadership and the author of Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Past Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives for raising a self-sufficient child.

Curious About The ICT Program At PS 321?

When we reference “community” at PS 321, well, we really mean it. It feels important that all families understand our ICT program, especially general education parents who have little experience with what that really means. Please take a moment to check out this short film on the wonderful impact ICT has at our school. We […]


Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

The Talk: Sex Ed 2.0

After-school workshops for kids that provide age-appropriate info, meaningful practice with essential social-emotional skills, and an opportunity to connect with peers. Rachel Lotus’s progressive curriculum embraces a broader understanding of sexuality education, going far beyond the basics of traditional sex ed, and reflects the realities of today’s world. The Talk also offers support to parents on a range […]

It’s So Amazing! by Robie Harris, illustrations by Michael Emberley (ages 7 and up)

How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies—and about sex and sexuality, too. It’s So Amazing! provides the answers—with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and […]

AMAZE.org (ages 9-16)

Videos galore on a range of sexuality-related subjects. AMAZE.org a collaboration of several highly regarded organizations, including Advocates for Youth and Answer. Not every video is appropriate for every age, so they tag each with an age guide to help steer parents and educators.