Posts Tagged: parenthood

Dealing With Loss During the Holidays


In New York and Washington, a tremendous number of children will spend the holiday season mourning for parents lost in the terrorist attacks. In our own community, many will be grieving over a loss in their own family, whether it’s a death or other painful, life-altering events like divorce or job loss.

Gun Safety and Children


Federal offices estimate there are more than 200 million firearms in the United States. Studies suggest that firearms are kept in approximately half of all households. If you have them in your home, are they safely locked away from children? Wait, don’t go. Are you sure?

healthyFAMILIES… Brain Food


One of the main casualties of our time-crunched, go-go-go lifestyle is the healthy meal. We want to do it all, have it all, and – most importantly – we want our kids to have every opportunity anyone could dream up for them.

Home Alone?


Today, out of 34 million children ages 6 to 13, three quarters have a working parent. As a result, nearly 10 million kids come home from school each day to an empty house. Is your child OK while he’s home alone?

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