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8 Ways to Support Child Abuse Awareness Initiatives

Child abuse is an ugly reality of our society. It’s rampant all over the world with most cases going unreported. Creating child abuse awareness is key to doing something about making the world a better place for innocent children. According to shocking findings, “In 2019, state agencies identified an estimated 1,840 children who died as a result of abuse and neglect …

Setting Boundaries in the Home

If you are on social media, you’ve probably seen an Instagram post, TikTok, or a Facebook post about boundaries. “Boundaries” is quite the buzzword these days. But what exactly are they? Boundaries are critical to creating healthy relationships. They create a safe space for each individual to reach their full potential. Boundaries are especially important within families. Modeling healthy boundaries …

The Benefits of Reading to Children

I remember growing up, we’d have read-a-thons, parents or guardians would come to school and read books with kids, and many other exciting and fun reading activities. These were some of my favorite and memorable moments of my childhood! This is one of the many reasons why you should read to your children. Read below to find out why you …

Let’s Get Emotional

I consider myself a highly emotional person. In our society, this phrase is almost always used in a negative way. When did we decide that emotions, besides happiness, are a bad thing? Emotions are Normal Now we may not directly say that emotions are bad, but the way we talk about them can give that impression like: “Don’t be scared! …

Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships

Because red flags are for Les Mis, not relationships. Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s day is a time to celebrate our healthy relationships. Here you’ll learn how to identify red flags and communicate openly. If you have a date for this wonderful day, or if you’re looking for one, let’s make sure it’s a healthy match! What are red flags? Let’s …

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

5 tips to protect the children in your life 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before the age of 18 in the United States. Children who are sexually abused can deal with the negative consequences of abuse for a lifetime. So, what can we do to prevent child abuse and keep the children in our lives safe?  1. …

The Power of Play

The Importance of Play

Every parent wants their child to excel. Parents want their children to do their homework and study hard, to succeed in their extracurricular activities, and to grow into conscious, responsible adults. But one essential aspect of healthy childhood development that’s often overlooked is the importance of play.  “Play is one of the best predictors of social and intellectual development in …