Yale Researchers Analyzed Millions of Emotional Responses to the Pandemic — Here Are Their Surprising Findings About How We Feel

Four years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, news cycles continue to serve up potentially traumatic events that remind us resilience is fundamental to successfully navigating crises. At the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, we recently unpacked research conducted during the pandemic to gain a better understanding of how people were feeling. What we […]

How To Keep Your Child Safe at Summer Camp: 5 Must-Ask Questions

The weather’s warm, school’s out, and everyone’s excited for the fun that comes with long summer days spent outdoors. While you’re getting everything prepared for your child’s sports camp — sunscreen, water bottles, or packing an overnight bag — it’s important to spend some time thinking about athlete safety. The U.S. Center for SafeSport is […]

UNICEF CEO Discusses Launch of New Multimedia Experience 'Heart Strings: Creating Connection to the World's Children'

Michael J. Nyenhuis, president and CEO of UNICEF USA since March 2020, sat down with Make It Better founder Susan B. Noyes to share his insight and excitement about the launch of “Heart Strings: Creating Connection To The World’s Children.” The interactive, multimedia experience, a collaboration between UNICEF USA and award-winning multimedia studio Moment Factory, […]

National Fentanyl Awareness Day: Stories and Advice from Parents and Experts Who Have Faced the Terrifying Reality of America’s Fentanyl Crisis

Fentanyl has been called the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered. It is, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. The numbers are staggering. In 2021, 107,375 Americans died of drug overdose and poisoning, with 67% of those deaths involving synthetic […]

Cartoonist and Author Jeffrey Brown’s Bestselling Books Put a Playful Spin on Star Wars and Marvel Characters and Family Dynamics

What would bedtime look like in Darth Vader’s household? What if Lord Vader had to oversee teeth brushing and read bedtime stories to Luke and Leia as toddlers, or teach Luke how to play soccer and manage Princess Leia’s teenage mood swings?  New York Times bestselling cartoonist and author Jeffrey Brown takes a comic-al look […]