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The Other 19

Are You One of The Other 19?

1/8/2018

Today we woke up to a new era of empowerment, enlightenment and action. Last night Oprah Winfrey, while accepting the 2018 Cecil B. de Mille award during the Golden Globes Awards, gave a powerful, moving and historic speech.

“I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a ...

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Dare to Be Event

"Dare to Be" Concert Ticket Winners Announced

12/21/2017

Congratulations to Our Winners!

  • Grand Prize – 8 VIP Tickets to Jack Graham
  • 2nd Place – 4 VIP Tickets to Craig & Ann Blend
  • 3rd Place – 2 VIP Tickets to Joseph & Jennifer Webb

Thanks to everyone ...

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Twelve Easy to Ways to Prevent Colds and Flu

Twelve Easy to Ways to Prevent Colds and Flu

12/4/2017

From late fall through winter, most of us are cooped up inside, often sharing space with others who may be sneezing, coughing, and sniffling. By practicing good hygiene and being careful to avoid cold germs ...

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How to Raise Grateful Kids

How to Raise Grateful Kids

11/17/2017

We all love the Thanksgiving celebration—enjoying a meal with family, sharing pleasant memories, and creating new ones. But Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on our many blessings and to remember those who ...

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Home for Holidays

How to manage less than happy holidays

12/21/2016

The ads and magazine articles make the holidays look like the best time of year—happy families laughing and opening gifts, delicious meals, perfect decorations. But for many people, the holidays are actually one of ...

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Thanksgiving: A time for togetherness

Thanksgiving: A time for togetherness

11/16/2016

With all the shopping, cooking, travel, and festivities, it can be easy to lose sight of one of the best things about the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s that rare chance to get together and spend ...

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What is third child style parenting?

What is third child style parenting?

11/10/2016

A tale of two birthday cakes might be the easiest way to explain what third child style parenting is. My first child’s first birthday cake was made of grated carrot, whole wheat flour, apple ...

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What kinds of certifications and training should your nanny have?

What kinds of certifications and training should your nanny have?

11/7/2016

If you’re considering hiring a nanny to care for your children, as part of the interview process, you should find out what types of special training and certifications the candidates who are applying for ...

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What makes you a great parent?

What makes you a great parent?

10/30/2016

There’s a tongue-in-cheek cartoon that shows all the different kinds of parents—fun parents who let their children eat candy all day and scribble on the walls; strict parents who keep their kids sitting ...

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What are the signs of sexual abuse?

What are the signs of sexual abuse?

9/28/2016

You may think that child sexual abuse only occurs when an adult has sexual contact with a child, but the definition of what constitutes sexual abuse is actually quite a bit broader. Behaviors that are ...

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Letting go: Give your children the skills they need to be independent young adults

Letting go: Give your children the skills they need to be independent young adults

9/22/2016

Many parents manage every single aspect of their children’s lives—who their friends are, what electives they take in school, what sports and activities they participate in, what they eat, and even how they ...

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How to protect your children from the growing epidemic of sextortion

How to protect your children from the growing epidemic of sextortion

9/14/2016

We talked with Lt. Veto Mentzell, Program Director of our partner organization the Harford County Child Advocacy Center (CAC), about what steps parents can take to protect their children and teens from the growing risk ...

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Ripken Event 2016

RAACE Prevention Tour Heads to Ripken Stadium

8/31/2016

Once again this year, RAACE has partnered up with 84 Lumber and several other of its supporters for a fun night at Ripken Stadium.

On September 2nd, the Aberdeen Ironbirds will take on the Brooklyn ...

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Help your children become problem solvers.

Help your children become problem solvers

8/30/2016

Everyone comes up against problems they need to solve. It can a big issue, like deciding whether to switch jobs, or a small one, like whether you want to go for a walk or ride ...

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How to protect your children from online dangers

How to protect your children from online dangers

8/5/2016

The experts at the Harford County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) shared their advice on what steps parents should take to protect their children from the range of dangers they may face online, from sexual predators ...

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4 tips to help you build strong bonds with your kids

4 tips to help you build strong bonds with your kids

7/26/2016

When your children were babies, you were extremely closely connected. They relied on you for food, comfort, protection, and affection. They truly needed you every moment of the day. As they get older, all kids ...

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Harford County Child Advocacy Center: Protecting the most vulnerable victims

7/21/2016

One question we’re often asked when we’re out in the community raising awareness and educating people on how to prevent child sexual abuse is who a parent or concerned adult should contact if ...

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To hug or not to hug

To hug or not to hug: Why the decision should be up to your child

7/12/2016

When you were growing up, your parents probably said to you more than once, “Go on and give grandpa/Aunt Theresa/your cousin a hug.” They wanted you to show affection to a family member ...

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What should you teach your children about strangers?

What should you teach your children about strangers?

6/20/2016

Part of protecting your children and teaching them the skills they need to be safer is helping them understand how to deal with strangers. It’s not as simple a concept as it may sound ...

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Is your child ready to stay home alone this summer?

Is your child ready to stay home alone this summer?

6/2/2016

While thinking about what your kids will be doing this summer when you’re at work, you may wonder if they’ve reached the age when they can stay home on their own. The first ...

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Thinking of getting a pet? Ask yourself these questions first.

Thinking of getting a pet? Ask yourself these questions first.

5/23/2016

A pet can be a cherished member of your family, helping your children learn to care for others with kindness and empathy, cheering you up after a rough day, and adding some fun and excitement ...

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Parenting: There’s an app for that!

Parenting: There’s an app for that!

5/13/2016

You can do pretty much anything on a smartphone—order food, get a ride, book a hotel stay, deposit your paycheck, meet new people. But did you know that there are also apps that can ...

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