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Melania Trump to UN: ‘Step Up’ to Protect Children

First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to “step up” to improve the lives of children.   She will deliver the remarks Wednesday during a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. The White House says the audience will include spouses of world leaders, among others.   In prepared remarks, Trump says that children are often “hit first and hardest in any country” when it comes to drug addiction, bullying, poverty, disease, trafficking illiteracy and hunger.   She says, “We need to step…

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How Discipline Makes Children More out of Control

A 7 year old boy was lost and never found in the woods of Nannae, Hokkaido in May of 2016. The bear infested area was scoured by local authorities, but heart-breakingly, the little boy never turned up. What was a 7 year old boy doing alone in the forest to begin with? According to his parents, little Yamato Tanooka was left there as a form of “punishment” for throwing stones at cars driving by. Shortly returning after the fact, they realized they had made a grim mistake. Their son was…

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