KIPS Blog: Parenting Assessment in Practice & Research

Listen to Children! Our Climate Needs Protection. Earth Day Is Everyday!

Posted by Marilee Comfort on Tue, Mar 05, 2019 @ 03:27 PM

Can we listen and learn from our children?  Yes, we must!  Just listen to the wisdom of Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg, age 15 years, who has sparked a worldwide children’s campaign to protect our climate.  Last year she became so depressed witnessing the lethargy of adults’ inaction to protect our climate that she left school and spent 3 weeks protesting outside of the Swedish Parliament to spur politicians’ action. Soon after she began taking Fridays off from school to continue her protest.  Greta has spotlighted what she deems the greatest worldwide crisis facing us today. A crisis which severely impacts children’s future. 

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Tags: Parenting Assessment, climate change, child health,development, learning, Earth Day

Can Parental Love Solve Our Children's Biggest Problem?

Posted by Phil Gordon on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

This will be my last post, at least for awhile.  Fear not Dear Reader, Marilee Comfort will be taking a turn as editor of the KIPS Cradle Blog.  Marilee has over 35 years experience in the field to share with you. This post will discuss the largest problem we collectively face.  I have attempted to write this post several times, but couldn’t seem to find the right words.  Though difficult, I will try to find a means of expressing this.

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Tags: Parenting Assessment, climate change, parental love