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CASA Needs Bilingual Volunteers

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Do you have room in your heart to help a child in dire need of a safe and loving family?  You can be one of the only constant, familiar adults in a foster … Read more

Myths and Facts About Foster Care Adoption

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There are many misconceptions among potential parents regarding adopting a child from foster care. The truth in most instances is quite different from initial views and opinions. Examining some of these misconceptions should … Read more

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