Family Health

Entrepreneur Launches Brand Promoting Self-Love for Black Girls

Audra Robinson, a Minnesota entrepreneur, created a bath and body line that promotes self-love for young Black girls. These products include lip balm, shower gel, lotion and hand sanitizer as…

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POC Households Experiencing Hardships During COVID-19

Information provided by Child Trends: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of families experiencing hardships across the country has risen dramatically, with a disproportionate impact on Latino* and Black communities….

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Mom Celebrates Black Historical Figures with Nursery Rhymes Book

This new nursery rhymes book was written to honor Black role models including entrepreneurs, historical figures and millionaires. Rhymes of the Times: Black Nursery Rhymes was written by Mrs. Audrey Muhammad,…

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Dad Teaches Essential Skills on YouTube

Just like Rob Kenney and his seven siblings experienced, some children grow up without fathers, which can lead to a lack of basic skills that only fathers can teach. In…

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Unique & Safe Ways to Celebrate the New Year

As you and your family gear up to ring in 2021, check out this ASCI video providing some creative ideas to celebrate the New Year with your children, extended families…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: November 30-December 11

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates from November 30 – December 11 pertinent to children and families. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 4949…

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Holiday Mental Health Resources

As the holidays draw near, the Wolf Administration has provided holiday mental health resources for Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety, depression, loneliness, isolation and other stressors. The holidays can be both…

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High School Opens Grocery Store for Struggling Families

Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, has given hope to students and families throughout the community after opening a grocery store to support those in need. The high school…

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The Global Maternal Mortality Crisis Is a U.S. Child Welfare Crisis

Every day, over 800 women around the world die as a result of complications during and following pregnancy and childbirth. In the United States alone, in 2018, pregnancy-related deaths per…

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Books That Should Be in Every Child’s Library

African-American children want to see themselves reflected in the books they read, but books with black characters may be harder to find. When black children see positive representations of themselves…

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