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For Every Child & Every Parent

Resilience 101

by Bert Fulks

…I still recall my first time drinking beer at a friend’s house in junior high school—I hated it, but I felt cornered.  As an adult, that now seems silly, but it was my reality at the time.  “Peer pressure” was a frivolous term for an often silent, but very real thing; and I certainly couldn’t call my parents and ask them to rescue me.  I wasn’t supposed to be there in the first place.  As a teen, forcing down alcohol seemed a whole lot easier than offering myself up for punishment, endless nagging and interrogation, and the potential end of freedom as I knew it.

X-Plan

For these reasons, we now have something called the “X-plan” in our family.  This simple, but powerful tool is a lifeline that our kids are free to use at any time.  Here’s how it works:

Let’s say that my youngest, Danny…

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McDonald’s to roll out mobile order and pay in 20000 restaurants this year

The Sales Hub

“McDonald’s is accelerating digital capabilities and enhancing its use of technology in restaurants, in the drive-thru and on the go,” the company said…

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The Truth about Animal Testing

Counting Down to the 3-2-1 Deacon Dash for Down Syndrome – March 25, Forsyth Family Magazine

Women’s Month

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Women’s Month

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities & “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want — Celebrating Individual Abilities — Ask a Teenage Aspie

Thanks to dlberek for posting this, an important post about an important issue. Although most awareness months and days are on a national scale, this December will feature a global undertaking to raise awareness and promote advocacy. December 3 is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is an effort to “promote […]

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