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Building Resilience in Children

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

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 →

Communicating with Your Teenager Ages 13+

October 1, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education   Your teenager is constantly moving in and out of change. They’re figuring out who they are, what they stand for, who they love, and what they want out of… Continue Reading →

Raising Resilient Young People

Increasing Autonomy Ages 13+ September 24, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Encouraging your young person to develop autonomy, while feeling secure doing so, and at a pace that everyone feels comfortable with, is most definitely a balancing… Continue Reading →

Kids, Stress, Anxiety & How Parents Can Recognize the Warning Signs

September 22, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Kids Are Hurting Our kids are hurting. Hurting because life as they know it, or knew it, has been turned upside down. Their social lives are in a shambles, school… Continue Reading →

Encouraging Independence 6-12

September 14, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education As children get older, they can begin to do  more and more tasks and make decisions on their own. Some kids are confident trying new things, while others need a… Continue Reading →

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

September 2, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education It’s amazing, even surprising just how different children from the same family can be. Their personalities, likes, dislikes, and the ways they react to situations can all vary-a lot! These… Continue Reading →

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