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12 Myths of the Science of ACEs

The two biggest myths about ACEs science are: MYTH #1 — That it’s just about the 10 ACEs in the ACE Study — the CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences Study . It’s about sooooo much more than that. MYTH #2 — And that it’s just about ACEs…adverse childhood experiences. These two myths are intertwined. The ACE Study issued the first of its 70+ publications in 1998, and for many people it was the lightning bolt, the grand “aha” moment, the unexpected doorway into a blazing new...

5 Tips to Help Make Family Meals a Priority

"Are you concerned about what your child does (and does not) eat? The solution could be as close as your kitchen table. Gathering around the table to eat as a family has many benefits. Family meals allow parents to be role models who create a supportive environment that promotes healthy eating. Family meals can mean more than better nutrition. Children of families who regularly eat together also are more likely to have higher intakes of fruits and vegetables and are less likely to be obese,...

Anxiety: 5 Signs That It’s a Problem for You

"We all feel fear, worry and stress at times. And sometimes those feelings overwhelm us. So if that is a common human experience, how do you know whether your anxiety is “normal,” or whether you may have an anxiety disorder? Clinical psychologist, Joseph Rock, PsyD, says it all depends upon the frequency and extent of your anxiety." Read more, here: Article written by: Cleveland Clinic, ...

When Your Child Is Sick: What Working Parents Can Do

"Feeling frantic because your child is sick on a school day? You're not alone. Franciscan Physician Network pediatrician, Dr. Francine Pearce, breaks down illnesses that are on the uptick and what parents can do when their child is sick. "One of the biggest things to keep in mind is that viruses are present all the time. We don't see as much over the summer because we're not in closed quarters," Dr. Pearce said." To read more, click here: ...

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