Tips for Decorating Your Home With Thrift Store Finds
SOUTHPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Charlotte Smith is fixing up her historic Connecticut home and documenting all of it on her blog ‘At Charlotte’s House.’ “We have five childr…
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
Welcome to the Civics Practice Test Videos! These short videos simulate the civics portion of the naturalization test. You can watch the videos in order or s...
How to be Trauma-Informed
Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to transplant a tree
A gardening expert offers tips for digging up a tree, moving it to its new home and re-planting it — all without killing it.
The Cost of Caregiving
Cronkite News would like to hear about your experience as a caregiver for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
How to Start a Residential Program
This workshop will give you an overview of how to start your very own residential program. You will learn about the different types of residential programs, zoning, licensing, permins, documentation needed, funding, and more!
What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.
10 Smart Ways to Garden on a Budget
Gardening frugally means getting creative.
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.