A Safe Place To Struggle

By Sara Zacuto "Social relations are rewarding, but rarely easy. Young kids are making their first forays into friendship and just beginning to figure this out. Instead of forcing friendships, adults need to guide all kids in gaining better social skills." ~Heather Shumaker

Book Review: The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld

by Sara Zacuto "Empathy has no script. There is no right or wrong way to do it. It's simply listening, holding space, withholding judgement, emotionally connecting and communicating that incredibly healing message of "you're not alone." ~Brené Brown

Finding Comfort In Conflict

By Kelsie Castro “Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.” -Brene Brown

Build It Up, Knock It Down

by Sara Zacuto "Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportuity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along." ~ Rae Smith

We Need To Talk About Our Boys

by Sara Zacuto "Perhaps if tearful little boys were comforted instead of shamed, there wouldn't be so many angry men struggling to express and empathize with emotions." ~Leila Schott

Love Letter to the Drifting Child

By Sara Zacuto "Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen." ~Brene Brown

I’m Here, I Want to Listen…

Written by: Sara Zacuto “People have said, ‘Don’t cry’ to other people for years and years, and all it has ever meant is, ‘I’m too uncomfortable when you show your feelings. Don’t cry.’ I’d rather have them say, ‘Go ahead and cry. I’m here to be with you.” ― Mr. Rogers