via News5: To a generation of children, Fred Rogers was a lot more than a soothing voice and a cardigan. On “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which had its first national broadcast on February 19, 1968, he sprinkled educational segments with soft-spoken wisdom. The show went off the air in 2001, and Rogers died in 2003. But […]

In the wake of today’s explosions at the Boston marathon, many parents are again struggling with how to explain tragic events to children. Sadly, we’ve grappled with this same question all too recently. After December’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, we shared the following quote from The Mister Rogers Parenting Book which had gone viral and was particularly comforting. “When I was a boy […]