Family Health

‘Sesame Street’ and CNN to Address Racism in Town Hall for Kids and Families

As the black community has to endure yet another African-American dying at the hands of police, CNN and “Sesame Street” are channeling their second town hall meeting to address the…

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10-Year-Old Chelsea Phaire Sends 1,500 Art Kits to Kids in Foster Homes and Shelters

Chelsea Phaire, a 10-year-old 5th-grader and founder of Chelsea’s Charity, creates art kits for kids in need around the nation. She chooses to give back to children in hopes that…

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Will You Get an Additional SNAP Payment? Find Out!

Families who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits may also get an additional SNAP payment this month to help with food while children are at home amid COVID-19. However, if…

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“Little Mask for Little People” Gives Free Masks & Meals to Kids

A kinship family in Philadelphia coordinated an event called “Little Mask for Little People” to provide protective masks to children in the Hunting Park community. During the event, they also…

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#GivingTuesdayNow at ASCI

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a special global event in response to COVID-19. Today, we are asking you to pause and think about your family, all families and the importance of our kinship….

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Read the Latest BACW Newsletter

Dr. Sharon McDaniel, board president of Black Administrators in Child Welfare, opens this month’s BACW newsletter: We are strong. I know we will come through this together. Whereas now there is…

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Child Vaccinations Drop as Parents Avoid the Doctor’s Office

Since it’s National Infant Immunization Week, we think it’s important to talk about the recent drop in child vaccinations and check-ups due to COVID-19. It’s common sense that anyone concerned…

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How to Stay Pain-Free While Working from Home

Provided by the Society for Human Resource Management Millions of people who are working from home to stop the spread of COVID-19 have found themselves in makeshift workstations without proper…

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Elmo’s Dad Encourages Parents: “You Are Doing an Amazing Job”

It’s nice to know that Sesame Street characters are social distancing, too! Elmo’s dad, Louie, understands the struggles that parents feel staying home. In this YouTube video, Louie commends parents…

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How Multigenerational Families Manage Social Distancing Under One Roof

Like many multigenerational families, the Walker’s have quite a unique story, according to Kaiser Health News. Four generations ranging from 3-96 years old live under one roof, enjoying advantages such…

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