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Sticks, Stones, and Words

We have all heard the phrase, “Actions speak louder than words” In this instance, it’s the words that have all resounding power. IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retailer, conducted a live Anti-Bullying experiment called Bully A Plant, that recorded the…
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New school year – You got this!

August, it’s your favorite time of the year, parents! Your kids are dreading school but secretly you can’t wait. Despite the excitement, the first week of school can be nerve-wracking. Whether your child is starting at a new school— transitioning…
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Fun You Can Eat!

Do you have teething tots who just can’t resist putting everything into their mouths? These fun edible activities may be just right for you! 1. Edible Finger Paint Pour 1 cup of cold water and 1 cup of flour into…
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Give Your Child a Head Start – Apply Now!

Open Enrollment for Head Start’s 2018-2019 school year is available! You, or someone you know, may be eligible to register for Head Start. Head Start is a fun filled, fundamentally sound program that provides a comprehensive preschool environment for all…
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Postpartum Depression, A Battle You Can Win!

 Postpartum Depression (PPD) can affect any woman—women with easy pregnancies or problematic pregnancies, first-time mothers and mothers with one or more children, women who are married and women who are not. PPD affects all mothers regardless of income, age, race…
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Free Activities Every Tuesday!

Schools out and the kids are free. Unfortunately parents, summer break does not apply for you. CCRC understands that the beautiful and sunny months, often leave parents at a lost on affordable activities to provide for their children. Worry not,…
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Car Seat Safety Tips & Videos

This past January, a study published in Health Affairs compared child mortality rates in 20 wealthy, autonomous countries since 1960. It revealed that over the last fifty years, the rate of childhood death decreased in all nations except the United…
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Say Goodbye to Boring Bath Time!

Are your kids dreading bath time because they know sleep will soon follow? It happens, especially when you have your children on a routine. Getting your kids in the tub can sometimes be a fight, but fight no more! We…
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