10 Things to Do When a Foster Child Is Returning Home
What do you do when a foster child is returning home? If you’ve had a foster child in your home for any length of time, you know how easy it is for foster parents to get attached. However, since reunification is always the original goal of foster care, what can a foster parent do when …
What rural communities stand to lose from proposed housing budget cuts
The Trump Administration's proposed cuts and tax reforms could reduce housing availability and affordability in rural communities.
10 Fastest Growing Sports for Kids
Find out what sports are trending among youths so you can stay “with it.”
Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths
‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.
Antiques Online: A Guide to the Best Apps and Websites
Internet shopping nearly wiped out ye olde antiquing weekend. But sites like Chairish, EBTH and Krrb are resurrecting and redefining the thrill of the search
Top 5 Reasons the House GOP Bill to Repeal the ACA is Bad for Children and Families
The GOP Health Care Repeal Bill will negatively impact millions, but low-income kids, working families and communities of color will be hit particularly hard.
How to teach ... mental health
We teach children how to care for their bodies – use our resources to help them learn to look after their minds too
What Happens to a Woman's Brain When She Becomes a Mother
From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions.
How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm
Turning your garden into a four-season farm is easier than you think.
5 Powerful Self-Care Tips for Abuse and Trauma Survivors
by Shahida Arabi, originally posted on Self-Care Haven Being a trauma survivor is a challenging journey, but it is also an empowering one. Trauma acts as the catalyst for us to learn how to better engage in self-care and introduces us to endless modalities for healing and expressing ourselves, enabling us to channel our crisis into our transformation. Most importantly, it gives us access to connect with other survivors who have been where we are. It is in these validating communities that we tend to find the most healing, even outside of the therapy space. Here are some tips I’ve lived by that can benefit the healing journey of those who have been through trauma and abuse 1. Positive affirmations In order to reprogram our subconscious mind, which has undoubtedly been affected by…