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Daily Self-Love – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on February 27, 2020 Self-Love is Important Challenge yourself to love you even more! Can you commit to doing this for you? Based on positive psychology and positive self-talk, these 8 exercises will help you every day. Here are the tasks: Pick a motivational phrase to say to yourself when you wake and repeat it throughout your day.Remember positive thoughts attract positive results. Pick a mantra that makes you feel strong and confident. Smile! Smile at yourself in…

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Give Your Goals a Punch – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on February 21, 2020 Yes, a real punch! Many gyms across the country have some form of heavy bag or punching bag. Many of us ignore them either from nervousness or from not knowing how it could help us. If you are worried about using a bag in public, they are carried by most sporting good chains and priced affordably. Here are some benefits you should know. High IntensityIf you have been using HIIT workouts in your exercise,…

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Treehouse Meets with ‘State Raised’ Inmates – Foster Parents Article

02.19.2020 By Jesse Colman, Treehouse Public Relations Specialist Alongside elected officials and representatives from the child welfare, school, juvenile and criminal justice systems, a group of Treehouse employees and board members were led single file through a series of locking doors and security checks. Asked to leave their cell phones behind, their connection with the outside world closed behind them. For the next seven hours, they would get a small glimpse at prison life. In partnership with the Raikes Foundation…

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Chasing the River: Show Review by Debby Gray Bloom | MotherhoodLater.com – Parents Article

Chasing the River: Show Review by Debby Gray BloomEntering the bustling building on West 36th Street that houses several theater companies was an exciting introduction to the Off Broadway Chain Theatre. Performed in the intimate theater on the 4th floor, the space was comfortable and inviting. Perfectly suited for this personal story written by Jean Dobie Giebel. “Chasing the River”, directed by Ella Jane New, is a finalist for the ATHE Excellence in Playwriting Award and has been optioned for television. The play opens with…

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Turmeric Talk – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on February 14, 2020 Turmeric talk today. How about a good way to spice up your meals with flavor while also having health benefits? It may even be a hidden secret with skincare too. What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a gold-colored spice from the rhizome (a horizontal underground plant stem). You will often find this as the main ingredient in many different curry powders. Some people add turmeric to steamed milk or coffee and you may be able…

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We are Honored | Single Morthers Outreach – Single Mum, Parents Article

Single Mothers Outreach is deeply thankful to the Santa Clarita Community for voting us number one in the category Ultimate Non-Profit 2020. élite Magazine asks its readers to vote for their favorites in their Ultimate Business Awards, they receive thousands of votes and we are so honored to be this year’s winner. The non-profit industry can be pretty challenging and we tirelessly serve the families from our hearts. Our work is the result of a team effort that includes our…

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I Love Being a Foster Parent – Foster Parents Article

Posted on February 11, 2020 by Plummer Youth Promise   Sometimes people think I’m crazy for being a foster parent. People ask me why I choose to bring a youth into my home who has so many needs and who presents so many challenges. They ask how I manage to hang in there through some very difficult times. These are tough questions, but I always come back to a one-word answer, love.   I love seeing my eleven-year-old foster daughter…

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Gift Ideas for Husbands When They’re Hard to Please | MotherhoodLater.com – Parents Article

Gift Ideas for Husbands When They’re Hard to PleaseWhen it comes to choosing gifts, it seems women do it better than men. However, what happens when the person meant to receive the gift is a little hard to please….namely a husband who is a tad fussy? At first glance, this gift-buying mission might sound like a challenge. If you are one of many women throwing up their arms, fret not! Whether you are shopping online or in-person, there are many…

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Workpointe Delivers for Youth in Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

01.29.2020 By Brianna Franco, Marketing & Policy Intern The trucks at Workpointe usually deliver furniture for their customers. In partnership with Treehouse, they’re bringing backpacks and other essentials to youth in foster care. “Treehouse has a fantastic mission that not only helps the kids day to day, but has a plan to support them down the road as they work toward their futures. Providing foster kids with academic guidance builds their confidence and closes the achievement gap,” said Kylee Westmark,…

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Santa’s Busiest Helper: Volunteer Amanda Gonzales – Foster Parents Article

Posted on January 17, 2020 by Plummer Youth Promise On January 20th, Americans in all 50 states will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a National Day of Service. At Plummer, we understand that the service of our volunteers is essential to our mission of #FamilyForEveryone. We are featuring one of our most dedicated volunteers in hopes that her story will inspire others to pick up the phone and give us a call, or sign…

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