Doing Right by Our Kids is a new, independent research project that draws on the background, knowledge and strengths of both Irene van der Zande and Amy Tiemann. The blog and website contain evolving opinions about current events that may change by the time this research is all gathered into a published book. Therefore the information on this site should be taken in the spirit of an in-the-moment blog.

The information on this site represents the opinions of Amy Tiemann and Irene van der Zande, and we will label our blog posts by each author. It is possible that we will not always agree with each other as we explore this ongoing conversation.

The opinions on this site do not represent the official opinion of Kidpower®, Teenpower, Fullpower International.

When discussing safety issues, it is very important to remember that no one set of skills or answers can apply to every situation. Each situation and individual is unique. Your own personal judgment of your situation must be the final deciding factor on determining your actions. The authors of this website can not make any guarantee about the safety or effectiveness of the content or techniques described on this website. We do not accept responsibility for any negative consequences from the use or misuse of this information.