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Parent – Child Conversations

Resources for having complicated and tough conversations with your children

LGBTQ Information & Resources

Whether your child has come out as Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Gay, Transgender or has questions about the LGBTQ Community, it is helpful to have some knowledge and understanding of what the LGBTQ Community is all about.  LGBTQ Identities Overview Definitions Related… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Nurture your Child’s Mental Health


Family Talk Time

Talking and listening to children does lots of important things. It improves your bond with them, and encourages them to listen to you. It helps them to form relationships and to build self-esteem.  Family Talk Time is a weekly activity,… Continue Reading →

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