Making Amends

Contributed by Jody McVittie I regularly hear adults telling children to say, “I’m sorry.” I’m all for people (adults and children) apologizing and fixing their mistakes… but I don’t think saying, “I’m sorry,” when you might not be sorry is really helpful – for...

Making Mistakes… the Great American Freedom

Contributed by Melanie Miller, M.Ed. I recently read an article, “In Defense of Failure; Making mistakes is a great American Freedom,” by Megan McArdle. (Time, Mar 22, 2010, 51) The article points out some wonderful ways in which our country has nurtured our...