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Matters Helping All Parents: Social Connectedness – Week 4

Increasing your and your families Social Connectedness can have life-long benefits to your physical and emotional well-being as well as your mental health.  Visit your local school websites and libraries for community activities to engage in.  Make time to spend with family and friends to help relieve stress and improve your mood as well.  Below…

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Matters Helping All Parents: Social Connectedness – Week 2

Many surveys and much research has been done on the importance of Social Connectedness.  Studies usually attempt to assess the number of connections people have and the quality of those connections. Researchers may look at topics like the level of interconnection in social networks, the duration of social contacts, and the frequency of interactions. The…

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Matters Helping All Parents: Social Connectedness – Week 1

When we hear “Social Connectedness” many people think about social networking such as the internet, Facebook and SnapChat.  Although these do connect us to others socially, Social Connectedness is about the ways we interact with others in our life. Wikipedia defines Social Connectedness “as the measure of how people come together and interact. At an…