Category

Civility

    Teaching Our Kids Love Conquers Hate

    August 14, 2017

    Teaching kids love

    “Can you believe they’d hang a sign like that in an elementary school?!” my neighbor fumed.

    I was embarrassed to admit that I had a hard time noticing what was wrong with the sign.

    “Hate has no home here,” it read.

    The sign hung prominently in the lobby of our neighborhood elementary school.

    It seemed like an okay message to me to spread to a bunch of kids… hate is never the answer. So why not teach the kids such a valuable life lesson? What was wrong with that? Continue Reading

  • The Teacher I Never Got to Thank

    May 10, 2017

      Can I tell you something? I hated high school. Like really, really hated it. Some people thrive and blossom in high school and remember it as the best years of their life. But it was not that time…

  • Raising Children Who Serve Others

    February 13, 2017

    Teach your Children to Serve and Spread Some Love this Valentine’s Day By Brittany It’s no secret that we live in a world where we are encouraged to think of ourselves as often as possible. There are entire…

  • Senator Bob Bennett

    Senate Rule 19: Learning to Play Nice

    February 10, 2017

    By: Andrea There is a room in the U.S. Capitol building where only senators can enter. Senator Bob Bennett, a republican, used to tell me stories about that room as we’d walk down the long underground tunnels…

  • call your senators office

    Tips for Contacting Your Congressional Office

    February 3, 2017

      Making Your Voice Heard: Effective Ways to Contact Your Congressman By Brittany Let me guess…there are a few things going on in our country right now that are really concerning to you? You want to do…

  • refugee protest

    America’s Response to Refugees

    January 30, 2017

    Thoughts on Refugees Coming to America By: Andrea “All Mormons are welcome in Missouri! You’re welcome, too!” I giggled a little bit as I listened to Senator Kit Bond, a Republican senator from Missouri, warmly invite…

  • cyber bullying

    Keeping Your Cool Online

    January 27, 2017

    Five Tips for Maintaining Civil Discourse on the Internet By: Andrea I glanced at the clock. It was 1:04 a.m. I was wide awake. My mind was racing a million miles a minute over a debate…

  • The Peaceful Right to Protest

    January 23, 2017

    The Peaceful Right to Protest: The Women’s March on Washington By: Andrea and Brittany Protests have been happening since the birth of our country. Boston Tea Party, anyone? The First Amendment protects our right to free…

Baby moccs