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Childcare and economic stability go hand in hand

Last updated: 04/01/2021

Many of us overlook the relationship between childcare and the economy. Childcare is a critical piece of community infrastructure, interrelated with workforce, housing and...

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Investing in Social and Emotional Learning: Supporting children when they need you most - Teaching Strategies

Last updated: 04/01/2021

Investing in Social and Emotional Learning: Supporting children when they need you most Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST Stress from the pandemic—combined with school and...

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10 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Social Workers

Last updated: 04/01/2021

March is National Social Work Month and KVC is joining the National Association of Social Workers to recognize the powerful, positive impact social workers have on their clients...

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Empower your kids! A coaching guide for parents to Support their Children

Last updated: 03/31/2021

Are you looking for a coaching guide for parents? Here therapist Judy Bartkowiak tells you about her new book which is all about helping you help your kids. As parents, you...

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9 things police officers wish parents would do

Last updated: 03/31/2021

Every parent wants their child to be safe … but how do you know exactly what to warn your kids about, without scaring them silly? From online safety to how to dial 999, here are...

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How to Discipline Toddlers

Last updated: 03/31/2021

When and how should you begin to discipline toddlers? Kids begin knowing what “no” means at around seven months on average, and, once they can speak, many go through a stage...

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13 questions for kids to get them talking and thinking

Last updated: 03/31/2021

Do you often find yourself wanting to strike up a conversationwith your kids but not entirely sure what to ask them to get the ball rolling? It’s at times like this that it...

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As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It

Last updated: 03/30/2021

For some young people, doubts about entering the teaching work force amid the pandemic are straightforward: They fear that the job now entails increased risk. Nicole Blagsvedt,...

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Have You Tried Mindful Parenting?

Last updated: 03/30/2021

I don’t know about you but there are so many parenting methodologies I have trouble keeping track of even of a fraction of them. Not to mention the names are so perplexing that...

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In Schools, Finding Hope at a Hopeless Time

Last updated: 03/30/2021

Mental Health In Schools, Finding Hope at a Hopeless Time Research shows that hope is a measurable, learnable skill—and to feel hopeful, students and teachers have to work at...

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