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Emotional Regulation to the Rescue!

Emotional Regulation to the Rescue! By: Cary Zavala/ As parents, we admit we sometimes come to the “end of our rope.” With the stressors of daily living, our children’s challenging behaviors can sometimes send us to a “10” quickly on the Feelings Thermometer! If you missed this month’s Parent Network Series, our topic of the…

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Venting

By: Melissa Archer/ Venting, when only Venting can capture the hard days I know how good life is and also that things can generally be worse so I try to see the glass as ALWAYS “half full”, but being human there are also days where the “what if’s” slither out of the shadows and into…

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Parent Cafes

By:Sarah\ Our Parent Cafes Started October 3rd and will continue till the end of December. Some of you may be wondering what a Parent Cafes is and what to expect. Parent Cafes are a great way for parents to network with other parents and have meaningful, guided conversations about what matters most, our families and…

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Decisions

By: Megan Fortman/   Amelia “graduated” from her Early On therapy group at the end of August. Graduation meant she had turned three and was old enough to go to preschool in the fall. That word- preschool made me cringe. In my mind preschool translated to leaving my baby to fend for herself. Basically you…

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I92 Ministries: Inspired To Eliminate Hunger

About I92 Ministries Our motto: Inspired To Eliminate Hunger I92 Ministries is a Christian nonprofit food relief organization that my wife Melinda and I founded in 2012. We believe God has great plans for Lenawee County and the country of Haiti. The purpose of I92 Ministries is to help provide food to people in need…

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Easing the Back to School Anxiety

By: Sarah Meikle/ School is about to begin and whether you’re sending your child off to kindergarten for the first time or it’s the first day of middle school, your child may experience some understandable anxiety. Sometimes as parents we forget that children have worries just like we do. They may be worried about whether…

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Making summer fun!

By: Sarah Meikle/ We are in the midst of summer so, that probably means you have already heard the word “I’m bored!” Or, “What are we going to do today, mom?”Finding ways to keep your children entertained may start to get tricky.  Here are some ideas to keep them and you from going stir crazy!…

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What is Early Head Start and Head Start?

By: Jenny Cook/ Adrian Public Schools Early Childhood Programs Providing Head Start and Early Head Start services to all of Lenawee County. As the provider of Head Start and Early Head Start programs for all of Lenawee County, we partner with families of children aged birth to five as well as expecting moms to promote…

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I’m ready for kindergarten!

By: Carrie Shrier,/ Take time this summer to prepare your child for kindergarten The first day of the school year for tens of thousands of Michigan children will arrive around Labor Day, and standing among them will be many children brand new to school. The incoming kindergarteners, with their brand new school clothes and shiny shoes,…

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Adrian Center for the Arts

Adrian Center for the Arts Supported by the Lenawee Council for the Visual Arts The Lenawee Council for the Visual Arts (LCVA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the visual arts in Lenawee County. Established in 1998, The first major project was the Millennium sculpture in Comstock Park. The organization was the…