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A Story of a Mother’s Love…

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My cousin Martha died this morning.

Here’s the thing. A couple of days ago, Martha’s mom—my aunt—learned that she was in the hospital in Florida. Aunt Mary Lou is 83, has always been … Read more

Child Abuse and the Effects on Adolescent Well Being

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A 2012 Report of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence stated that violence, crime, abuse or psychological trauma will affect 46 million children in this country this year. Children … Read more

How Child Abuse Affects Academic Achievement

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Unfortunately, it is a largely accepted fact that abused and neglected children are at higher risk for lower academic achievement. Additionally, studies show that children who have suffered from neglect exhibit lower academic … Read more

Important Tips for Bike and Helmet Safety

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Statistics report that more children ages 5 to 14 are injured and go to emergency rooms when they are biking than with any other outside activity or sport. You want your child to … Read more

The Long Term Effects of Child Abuse

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The child welfare system is comprised of a group of services designed to promote the well-being of children by ensuring safety, achieving permanency, and strengthening families to care for their children. Unfortunately, because … Read more