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Why Kids & Social Media Isn’t Always Bad

    January 14, 2021by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Social media is most often associated with worry for parents, or safety when it comes to children. There are some ways that social media can be helpful in… Continue Reading →

We Don’t Need to Talk About COVID All of the Time.

November 12, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education As the pandemic continues to permeate every aspect of our lives, our conversations may start to feel like they’re getting stale and repetitive – if not anxiety-inducing. While there’s no… Continue Reading →

7 Reasons Why Gratitude is Good for Your Health

October 29, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should… Continue Reading →

Building Resilience in Children

Resilience … it’s a familiar word. But what does it really mean?

Transform Kid’s Anxious Feelings through Music

July 29, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education During these times of added stress and anxiety not only for adults, but especially for children, it’s always nice to have another tool to put into our parent toolbox. There… Continue Reading →

12 Links to Online Learning & Other Fun

July 27, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education 12 Famous museums you can visit from your couch.               5 rainy day activities for toddlers from American Baby.  Winter gardening activities for kids from… Continue Reading →

Managing Emotions and Stress Ages 13+

October 3, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Lately, you might notice your teenager is having more emotional ups and downs, unpredictable moods or strong feelings. This should be no surprise, especially living in this pandemic. But even… Continue Reading →

Six Ways to Channel Your Inner Calm, So You Don’t Yell

August 13, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Now more than ever, it’s easier to become angry and frustrated. COVID has made the simplest things in life a challenge and, conversely, difficult things seemingly impossible! Parents are faced… Continue Reading →

Friendships During COVID-19

As a parent of a 9th grade daughter, I can tell you firsthand that young people are feeling disconnected from friends………

Anxiety in Teens

October 6th, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Anxiety is a normal reaction to stressful situations, and we all feel anxious sometimes. Anxiety comes from a variety of sources like exam results, a job interview or talking in… Continue Reading →

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