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Harm Reduction, Abolition and Social Work

Last updated: 03/28/2021

Harm reduction is a critical movement tool used for generations to create change, build long-term relationships, and support healing while working to reduce harm in our...

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Pandemic throws spotlight on need for better child-care plan

Last updated: 03/27/2021

Like many parents, the pandemic forced Alexandra Allen to drastically alter her family’s routine when it came to child care as she and her husband came up with ways to juggle...

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Child ‘Mis’behavior – What’s ‘mis’ing?

Last updated: 03/27/2021

“What kind of parent are you? Why don’t you straighten him out!” rants the woman being jostled in the grocery store by your patient. “Easy for you to say,” thinks your patient’s...

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8 Game-Changing Ways to Re-Direct Misbehavior in 2021

Last updated: 03/27/2021

If you have little ones, then you probably know how it feels to have your buttons pushed. Well, I’ve got some solutions to help you get your kiddos to listen better & cooperate...

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9 Fantastic Easy to Set Up and Fun Play Activities for Rainy Days

Last updated: 03/27/2021

As we head into spring, there is, as always, no guarantee with the British weather and we look set for plenty of rainy days in the weeks ahead.  Here are some ideas for things...

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Positive Parenting: Step Aside Mom, Dad's Here to Help - 9 & 10 News

Last updated: 03/27/2021

Children with disabilities face many kinds of challenges, and so do their parents.  Being a mother to a child with a disability is a job of its own. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has...

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Kids in out-of-home care 'screaming into the void' for help

Last updated: 03/26/2021

Tobias Lindholme was just 11 years old when he was reported as a missing person. He was living in out-of-home care and said he repeatedly tried to tell carers the placement...

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5 important digital parenting questions parents should ask themselves

Last updated: 03/26/2021

by Cool Mom Staff | Mar 23, 2021 | Tips and Tricks | 0 comments We’ve always said that raising digital natives, especially since we’re not digital natives ourselves, means...

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Should Pediatricians Prescribe Kindness?

Last updated: 03/26/2021

When parents take their children to a pediatrician for a wellness check, they expect to get reports on their children’s healthy development—if they’re growing properly, eating...

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What’s Next for Child Care Policy? 

Last updated: 03/26/2021

Higher-income households are more likely to rely on non-parental care, while working-class families are just as likely as not to take part in any non-parental care. A massive...

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