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Parenting: the Most Important Job PDF Print Email
Saturday, 02 April 2011 00:00

Being a parent is a full time job which most people receive little training. If you think stress may be affecting the way you treat your children, or for some extra support during difficult times, try the following:

 

 
March Madness for Reading! PDF Print Email
Friday, 01 April 2011 00:00

Thompson Child DevelopmentI love it when my mommy reads to me. My favorite book is “Green Eggs and Ham,” by Dr. Suess. This month my best friend’s preschool is having a reading competition and their school hopes to read 25,000 books. That is a lot of books! She says it is because reading is so important.

Today they had a famous author come in and read to her class. She writes books about talking bugs. The book she read about was about a Ladybug named Lady Grace. I love ladybugs. I love it when my mommy reads to me.

 

 
Time Out Youth PDF Print Email
Saturday, 26 March 2011 00:00

Judy Shepard speaks to the crowd at the Believe in Youth Annual Awareness event hosted by Campus Pride and Time Out Youth.Believe in Youth Annual Event

If you don’t have ties to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community you may not know what life is really like for an LGBT person. You may believe that in these modern times we live in a pretty tolerant and loving community.

Twelve years ago Judy Shepard’s, 21-year old son Matthew was brutally murdered in a robbery turned hate crime. After Matthew’s death, Judy and her husband Dennis started a foundation called The Matthew Shepard Foundation. Judy shared her message of replacing hate with understanding, compassion and acceptance at the Believe in Youth event held in Charlotte.

 
Care Ring Low-Cost Clinic PDF Print Email
Saturday, 26 March 2011 00:00

My mommy always takes us to the doctor. I heard Grandma tell mommy not to forget about herself. Mom always refuses because she says it is too much money she has tried to get into a free clinic but she was turned down. Mom has diabetes and finally ran out of her medication. I get scared when mommy is sick.

Grandma found a doctor my mom could go to without insurance that would not cost a lot of money. Today my mom and I took the bus to the Care Ring Clinic, it is located right by where the Bobats play basketball.

 


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