Jessica Speer is a children’s author and speaker. Her latest book, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends), grew out of an innovative program she developed that empowers children with the awareness and skills to develop healthy relationships.
The past few months, I’ve been spending time in classrooms doing research for my new book. I’m exploring the “weird stuff” that happens in middle school. I’ve asked over 100 tweens and teens, what should be included in this book and the responses have been powerful. The most frequently shared response is….JUDGEMENT. Not surprisingly, judgmentContinue reading “Belonging Vs. Fitting-In at School…and at Home”