This is a stressful time for parents and children alike, and many families are turning to exercise and yoga to cope. The Cosmic Kids Yoga channel on Youtube offers yoga and meditation classes for children ages 3+. Each class incorporates a kid-friendly theme- yoga can be done on the farm, under the sea, while going…

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During this time of shelter-in-place it’s important and challenging to make sure your kids are able to learn and be entertained, despite school closures. To address this, Audible is currently offering its service for FREE to school age kids. Visit stories.audible.com to find hundreds of titles for kids 0-18.

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10 ways to avoid ACEs (during the pandemic) How can we reduce ACEs and toxic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic? Many of us are concerned that increased stress might increase the risk for ACEs. For example, most child abuse happens when adults reach their breaking point. However, we are not powerless in the face of…

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The Experience of Children During Pandemic is NOT Homogeneous: Some Folks Don’t Recognize That Karen Gross Can you see the steam rising from my head? We are in the middle of a pandemic and a Head of School (nameless here) in ____ (leaving state out) w/ tuition (flexible) ranging from $20,000 to over $40,000 per…

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The Father Factor The role of fathers and how we view and value them in America is changing. Over the past decades, fathers have been alternately valued, ignored, or demonized by programs and policies, with clear consequences to families, particularly in communities of color. Today, we have an opportunity to rethink, retool, and reenergize the…

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The Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council further solidified its commitment to its mission of building and maintaining community collaboration and coordinating quality services with the hire of their new Executive Director, Amanda Guajardo. Prevention and education are two key components to achieving Tulare County CAPC’s mission. Amanda brings a breadth of experience to her new…

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