This past week, I had the honor and true privilege to train at the Ron Clark Academy (RCA) in Atlanta, Georgia. For you non-educators out there, RCA is a non-profit…
Teaching our kids about consent requires us to first teach them empathy, the ability to see life from someone else’s perspective and show compassion.
“Time is up for ignoring the fact that our children are going to have sex one day. Time is up for believing that ‘boys will be boys.’ Time is up for crossing our fingers and hoping our kids make the right decisions in their relationships instead of walking through those relationships with them intentionally. Time is up for teaching behavior modification and ignoring the state of our children’s hearts.”
While teachers are known for their devotion and grit, it can come at a cost. Boundaries are important for everyone, teachers included.