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Five Myths about Child Abuse & Neglect PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 00:00

Five Facts You Should Know About Child Abuse

MYTH #1: It's only abuse if it's violent.

Fact: Physical abuse is just one type of child abuse. Neglect and emotional abuse can be just as damaging, and since they are more subtle, others are less likely to intervene. .

Signs of Child Abuse & Neglect PDF Print Email
Monday, 01 April 2013 00:00

What is Child Maltreatment?

Maltreatment comes in four forms: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.

Children are Valuable - Let's Elevate our Investment PDF Print Email
Thursday, 03 January 2013 00:00

Children are Valuable - Let s Elevate our InvestmentFrom Barb Pellin, a retired CMS assistant superintendent:

On December 14, our entire nation was moved to tears when 20 innocent children and six adults were tragically killed in Newtown, Conn. As a life-long advocate for children, a mother of three, and a proud grandmother of five, my heart aches for these families, their community and Sandy Hook Elementary. This unexplainable tragedy has caused me to stop and take note of how valuable and priceless our children are, and how important it is for our community to elevate the resources we put toward our children and families.

Commit to Healthy Foods for the New Year PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 00:00


We all know and hear over and over again these messages about diet and health:

  1. Achieve and maintain an appropriate body weight
  2. Limit dietary fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol
  3. Aim for balance, variety, and moderation in food choices
  4. Engage in physical activity

Sounds good, but how do we make it happen?

First, let’s remember the dietary recommendations that we can follow at home and our work place:

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