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What Are the Signs Someone I Love May Be Experiencing Sexual Violence and What Can I Do To Help?

In honor of the International Day For The Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we’re sharing some signs that your loved one may be experiencing sexual violence. 

Sexual violence is a serious and widespread issue that can affect anyone, regardless of their age, gender, or sexual orientation. It’s a difficult topic to discuss, and many people may not know how to recognize signs that someone they know may be experiencing sexual violence.

The Many Ways Dads Express Their Love Without Actually Saying “I Love You”

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and in honor of all of the loving dads awaiting celebration, we thought we might share some of the many ways fathers like to express their love. 

Does Love Really Conquer All? Why Love Isn’t Enough and What You Really Need to Build a Successful Relationship

The idea that love conquers all is a popular and romanticized concept that has been perpetuated through literature, movies, and pop culture for generations. However, the reality is that love alone is not always enough to overcome the challenges and obstacles that life can throw our way.

How To Have The Conversations About Mental Health With Your Kids That You Didn’t Get To Have With Your Own Parents

STATISTICS SHOW THAT OUR TEENS ARE STRUGGLING. BUT WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO TALK TO…

My Top 5 Tips For Traveling With Children

Traveling with kids can be bond-building experience for everyone, but it’s also challenging! Beyond delays, you’re forced to consider sleep schedules, picky eaters, hangry moods, short attention spans, meltdowns, and more! I’m sharing a few tips and tricks that have made traveling with my own kids smoother and more enjoyable throughout the years.

Why Your Child’s Teacher Deserves More Than Just an Apple

In honor of National Teachers Day, we are breaking down all of the reasons why our teachers deserve more than just an apple.

Self-Love Practices Based on Your Love Language

Imagine if you were in a relationship with yourself – do you treat yourself well on a daily basis? Is your mind kind to your body and soul? The five love languages – words of affirmation, physical touch, quality time, gifts, and acts of service, are typically seen as the way we are loved by others, but they can also apply to the ways we love ourselves. 

A Conversation on Women at the Seat of Power and Activism with Emily Tisch Sussman

Women’s empowerment and family policy advocate, leading democratic political strategist, host of the popular She Pivots podcast, contributing editor to Marie Claire and mother of three (phew!) — we’re thrilled to welcome Emily Tisch Sussman to the Bene Blog. 

A Conversation on Parenting with Dr. Aliza Pressman

Parenting practices worldwide share three primary goals: ensuring children’s health and safety, preparing children for life as productive adults, and transmitting cultural values. A high-quality parent-child relationship is critical for healthy development. With so many different types of parenting styles–ways in which parents interact with their children–it can be difficult to know which is the most effective.

Are Your Friendships Toxic? 5 Ways To Tell…

Friendships that aren’t serving you (and possibly never did serve you) can be more damaging than not having the friendship at all. Sometimes we’re friends with people for a variety of reasons — proximity, childhood, convenience…and there are times when you may know that you’ve outgrown each other yet you still try to maintain the friendship.