Illinois agencies struggle to provide domestic violence resources without help from the state

MOLINE, Illinois–Illinois democratic congressmen are demanding that Governor Bruce Rauner restore funding for domestic violence shelters in the state. Funds were left out of the stop gap budget. 373 more words


Social Skills Resources for Parents and Special Education Teachers

For some autistic children, social situations can be overwhelming and cause a great amount of anxiety. One of the characteristics of having an autism spectrum disorder is social interaction. 256 more words


What is Non-Binary?

This is the first in a series of posts which I plan on writing and posting every Monday. Feel free to stop by next week for our next installment “Agender means No gender.” 550 more words

Non-Binary Identities

Children's Prayer Cube

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I purchased a Prayer Cube as a Christmas gift for each family in our children’s ministry a couple of years ago.  111 more words

Sunday School

Study Finds Parents are as Addicted to Devices as Children

Students at St. Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas, check their smartphones during lunch May 3. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Dec 7 2016 – 11:07am | Mark Pattison – Catholic News Service… 101 more words


At Home with Faith

A family-focused approach to religious education
Dec 7 2016 – 4:46pm | Randy Young America Magazine Online

Many parents are familiar with the ritual of dropping kids off at parish curbsides once a week for religion class and retrieving them an hour later. 61 more words


Local domestic violence shelters and services devastated by Illinois budget impasse

MOLINE — Because of the budget impasse in Illinois, Family Resources in Moline has to cut two-thirds of all staff, programs and services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. 248 more words