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Compassionate Touch Blog Part 2 / When Physical Touch is Unwelcome

While most people have a positive neurochemical response to compassionate touch, some people have had their normal response damaged. If touch is associated with abuse the brain may become trained to release stress hormones when the person is touched in any way. 657 more words

Mental Health

Treat a child

The Champa Tree’s food for thought: Treat a child

“Treat A Child As Though He Already Is The Person He’s Capable Of becoming.”- Haim Ginott… 19 more words

Food For Thought

Daddy Issues

There’s a fatherhood problem that plagues not only the Black community, but the United States at large.

According to the US Census, 43% of children in the United States live in a fatherless home. 324 more words

Children become readers

The Champa Tree’s food for thought: Children become readers

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” – Emilie Buchwald

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Life of a child

The Champa Tree’s food for thought: Life of a child

“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark“ 15 more words


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M.E.N.F. stands for the Mohonk Educational and Neuropsychological Foundation, Inc.  It is a very unique organization. I know of no other that is remotely like it.

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Child Development