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Donna’s Story: A Child in Need of Healing

Donna’s Story: A Child in Need of Healing

Donna was the product of a rape her dad had committed against her 16-year-old mother at a party one night. When she was a baby, he tried to hang her from her crib in her bedroom. Finally, her mother decided enough was enough and moved with her from New York to...
Every kid needs a champion

Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.'” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students...
Working through Anger: A Healthy Part of Life

Working through Anger: A Healthy Part of Life

By Hollie Grebe, LCSW, Therapist  Anger is a defensive reflex against some type of perceived danger. It is a wonderful and necessary emotion built into us to help us survive in a world full of danger. Our bodies reflexively prepare for fight or flight. Anger is...

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