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Matters Helping All Parents: Love – Week 4

“Nurturing children is about the way we love them …the way we bring them up.  A parent’s love is our children’s destiny.  It’s the legacy we give them.” Read the full article here: http://www.loveourchildrenusa.org/nurturingparent.php The Nurturing Parent Abuse, neglect, abandonment, violence and abduction ... these tragic realities are what many children in America live with.…

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Now Accepting Dr. Edward Shea Memorial Scholarship Applications through May 12th

Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Edward Shea Memorial Scholarship.  The $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a resident of Ulster County. Applicants must be students entering the second, third, or fourth year of college, nursing, or graduate school, majoring in a mental health related field. The deadline for applications in May 12,…

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Matters Helping All Parents: Love – Week 2

There are many benefits of showing your child unconditional love.  Check out this article that details 5 of them. http://national.deseretnews.com/article/4247/5-benefits-of-showing-your-child-unconditional-love.html FAMILYHerb ScribnerMonday, April 27, 2015 Follow @herbscribner 5 benefits of showing your child unconditional love New York Times columnist David Brooks has a message for some American parents — you're doing it wrong. Brooks wrote…

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Matters Helping All Parents: Love – Week 1

Love is critically important to healthy childhood development.  Check out a great article from hubpages.com below. http://hubpages.com/relationships/importance-of-family-love# Love Comes Full Circle: The Importance of Family Love Updated on December 6, 2010 The urge to love and be loved is one we are born with. But how we love is something we learn, and how we…

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Matters Helping All Parents: U R the Key – Parents at the Center – Week 2

To be effective caregivers, we have to take care of ourselves. Tending to our own wellness holistically involves considering the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, and professional dimensions of our lives. Check out this Self-care Assessment Worksheet to help plan and promote wellness Here.

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Matters Helping All Parents: U R the Key – Parents at the Center – Week 1

Empathy. Belonging. Love. As parents, we are at the center of teaching and modeling these concepts for our children. Watch Brene Brown’s talk on The Power of Vulnerability, to learn how promoting empathy, belonging, and love in our children, first begins with cultivating empathy, belonging, and love within ourselves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCvmsMzlF7o