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Category Archives: Family

Observing National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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How we can get involved during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a month that recognizes the importance of families and communities coming together to prevent child abuse and neglect.  A primary goal of this month is to offer educational resources and support to promote the social and emotional well-being

How We Can Observe National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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How we can educate our teens about the realities of drug and alcohol abuse. Today kicks off National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), a weeklong health observance held from Monday, March 30th through Sunday, April 5th.  The goal of this week is to shatter the myths that popular media create about drug and alcohol

How We Can Say Thank You for This National Single Parents Day

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How we can express our gratitude to all the single parents out there. March 21st is National Single Parents Day. This day is set aside to recognize the dedication, sacrifice, and love that single parents give every day.  For those of us who were raised by single parents, hopefully, we recognize how hard our parents worked

Suggestions as to How We Can Support a Loved One Suffering from Depression

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What we can do to help someone suffering from depression. Depression may be one of the most debilitating and frightening mental illnesses.  For those of us who have loved ones suffering from depression, it is highly likely that it may be challenging to offer the support that they need. However, it’s important to remember that even

How We Can Support Our Teens To Abandon Toxic Relationships

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Suggestions as to how we can offer support to our teens. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a month dedicated to creating awareness for the growing epidemic of teen dating violence. As parents, the very idea of our teens beingin an abusive or toxic relationship is most likely abhorrent and heartbreaking.  This is why it’s

Smile! It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Let’s encourage our kids to take better care of their dental health this February. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  A major goal of this month is educating children about proper oral hygiene practices.  As parents, it’s important that we teach our kids how to take care of their dental health. Because of this month,

How We Can Better Ensure That Our Children Are Using Social Media Safely

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Let’s do our best to protect our children with their online behaviors. Today, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the influence of social media.  As parents, there will come a time when our children will want to make their own accounts.  While the idea of our kids on social media can be terrifying, it’s not something