Parenting

ASCI Helps Fathers Keep the F.A.I.T.H.

We hear a lot about gender bias in family court when deciding custody and how there is a bias in favor of mothers. It seems that courts are sending a…

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Working Parents Pulled in 2 Directions. What Does This Mean for Cos.?

From KellogInsight For working parents, every day presents itself with new challenges, causing an array of complicated emotions. Research from Cynthia Wang, a clinical professor of management and organizations at the…

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How to Honor Native Americans This Thanksgiving

The celebration of Thanksgiving brings a mix of emotions among Americans. What we once learned as children, as adults became a myth. Whitewashed accounts of the first Thanksgiving created harmful…

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The Education Law Center’s 2021 Back-to-School Guide

The Education Law Center (ELC) has updated its annual Back-to-School Guide with publications on various education topics to help families, students, and child-serving professionals. Please see the ELC website for a full-featured version of…

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Melanin Mommies Pgh, Inc. Creates Safe Space for Black Mothers

Latrice “Phoenix” Rose started Melanin Mommies Pgh, Inc. in 2014 as an online support group for expecting African American mothers. Her goal for Melanin Mommies Pgh, Inc. was to create…

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Veteran & Kinship Caregiver Teaches Children the Value of Family

*Names have been changed to protect the identities of children in care. Shane* has been caring for his kinship child Jamal* for almost two years, and he works hard to…

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“I Needed Him As Much As He Needed Me”: A Beautiful Story of Love, Healing & Kinship

*Names changed to protect the identities of children in care. ASCI kinship caregiver James* and his cousin (and kinship child) Charlie’s* relationship warms our hearts like marshmallows over a fire….

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Almost Empty-Nesters Start Over to Become Loving Kinship Caregivers

*Names changed to protect the identities of children in care. Maya* and her wife Elizabeth* have been kinship caregivers since 2018, caring for Maya’s younger cousins, Tia* and Clara*. In…

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Beverly’s Birthdays to Host Free Community Baby Shower

Join Beverly’s Birthdays for a FREE in-person Community Baby Shower in Pittsburgh for those who are expecting or a parent/caregiver of a newborn (0-3 months). Beverly’s Birthdays provides birthday cheer…

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How to Prepare Your Family for an Emergency

When major disasters strike, visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s Emergency Management page to access demographic and economic data for impacted areas.  National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness…

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