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Digital World Provides Benefits and Risks for Children

The U.N. Children’s Fund says the explosion of digital technology and growing internet access holds both benefits and risks for children. UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children report explores ways to protect children from the potential harm of the expanding digital world. 307 more words

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Author Uses Humor to Combat Bullying

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and a Highlands Ranch children’s book author is using the occasion to share his unique approach to combating young bullies.

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Mornings are hard

Mornings are hard.

Today, I am considering this in light of my ideas about why my mind is the way that it is: under stress, I begin to lose the ability to organize my thoughts and behavior effectively and so I become dysregulated. 448 more words

Autobiographical Writing

"Why I Am Leaving" by blackbirds2015

I looked for someone who might rebuild the wall of righteousness that guards the land.  I searched for someone to stand in the gap in the wall…

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Massachusetts CPS Ignores Sexual Abuse

Audit: MA DCF unaware of assault to Children in their care, 118 incidents of sexual abuse

MA DCF does not consider sexual abuse a “critical incident”

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Letter to a younger me

I wondered what I’d write if I was writing to my younger self.

Maybe back to one of those quintessential moments such as early childhood, the teenage years, when I got married or became a Mum … anyone one of them has stand out moments that helped shape the fundamental person I am now. 1,355 more words

Mental Health

Stay Green

I was listening to her story and upon ingestion was filled with anger because I recognized the poison the storyteller was made to eat.

She told the story of telling her mother of her sexual abuse and her mother not believing her. 482 more words