Teaching empathy for children with behavioral challenges

By |2018-10-19T12:43:25-04:00October 19th, 2018|

As an author, child advocate and grandfather, I’ve dedicated my “retirement years” to inspiring kids to chase their dreams and helping those who can’t. In my new children’s book series, “The Amazing Ninja Brothers,” I’m using storytelling to create awareness and understanding about youth facing psychiatric challenges, providing teachers, parents, [...]

Caring Causes: The Amazing Ninja Brothers Book

By |2018-10-19T15:12:22-04:00October 1st, 2018|

Author and child advocate Robert Martin is releasing a new children’s book series, The Amazing Ninja Brothers, that uses storytelling to create awareness and understanding about youth living with psychiatric disorders. This middle grade series features two young brothers who use their special powers to help friends with minds that [...]

Grandparents Day: Strengthening the bond

By |2018-09-10T16:59:02-04:00September 10th, 2018|

Sunday, September 9th is National Grandparents Day, a special holiday to celebrate the important role we play in the lives of our children’s kids. There is a special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren, a connection that is full of immense love and all-around support. Whether we are being an [...]

Kids at Risk? Grandparents to the Rescue!

By |2018-08-30T17:33:28-04:00August 30th, 2018|

Grandparents today are taking a larger role in the lives of their grandchildren, sharing their worries and joys, giving them love and support, and helping out harried and exhausted parents. With the retirement of the baby boomer generation, there are more grandparents than ever — an estimated 70 million in the [...]

Children with Disorders: Kids Helping Kids

By |2018-08-30T17:20:47-04:00August 30th, 2018|

There are an estimated 17.1 million children in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder. They often struggle with self-esteem and are frequently misunderstood by their classmates. A Bright Spot The Amazing Ninja Brothers series by Robert Martin addresses both issues. In each chapter book for middle [...]

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