April 24, 2017
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Mother Tongue | Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Letter-writing activities have lasting effect

Mother Tongue My favorite cubbies when I was little were in an antique mail-sorting unit in a neighbor’s basement.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Lauren Whitehurst

When Bullies Win

How do we parents navigate the territory between our reality and our children’s?

Mother Tongue Our numbers became visible to 9-year-old Theo when we reached the Santa Fe Plaza. Before then, he couldn’t see the size of our local Women’s March on Washington crowd.

Friday, February 17, 2017 Lauren Whitehurst

Mother Tongue | Other Mothers' Voices

Essays by teens who are both parents and high school students

Mother Tongue Mother Tongue is at its best as a forum for many parents’ voices. I am excited to share the thoughts and perspectives of seven young moms on issues of parenting, health, time management,  discoverin...

Monday, July 11, 2016 Lauren Whitehurst

Mother Tongue | The Deciders

The way we talk to people shows we respect them

Mother Tongue We want them to ask questions and challenge us when they don’t agree. We also want them to respect their family, teachers and peers. The way we talk to people shows we respect them. The way we discuss rules...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 Lauren Whitehurst


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