Food Insecurity in America: What Child Hunger Looks Like

Food Insecurity in America: What Child Hunger Looks Like

by Lisa Davis, April 5, 2021

Over the past few months, our team at Family Resources has tried to shine a light on what it means to be poor in America. We have highlighted poverty rates across the country and have discussed why kids and teens hide homelessness from their peers. This month, we are looking … Continue reading

Filled under : Child Care Food Program
Healthy Dating Habits: How to Break Up With Your Significant Other

Healthy Dating Habits: How to Break Up With Your Significant Other

by Lisa Davis, March 16, 2021

Managing a breakup is one of the hardest parts of dating. Most adults don’t know how to break up with their significant other, so it’s understandable that teen relationships are even messier. Oftentimes, you still have to see your ex-partner at school or within your friend group, making the breakup … Continue reading

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How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods: Tips From the Pros

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods: Tips From the Pros

by Lisa Davis, March 3, 2021

Picky eating is common in younger kids. Some studies estimate that 14-50 percent of preschool children and 7-27 percent of older children are considered picky eaters. While the population of picky eaters decreases as kids get older, some children might be less inclined to try new items and eat healthy … Continue reading

The Benefits of Building Healthy Eating Habits With Kids

The Benefits of Building Healthy Eating Habits With Kids

by Lisa Davis, February 12, 2021

There are countless benefits to following healthy eating habits. With a balanced diet, adults and teens alike can avoid that “post-lunch crash,” that makes working or studying hard, while kids who consume nutritional meals can keep up with their peers developmentally and physically.  However, researchers are still learning how humans … Continue reading

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How Your Teen’s Dating History Can Affect Their Adult Relationships

How Your Teen’s Dating History Can Affect Their Adult Relationships

by Lisa Davis, February 2, 2021

The start of February kicks off Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, where educators and community leaders bring light to rates of teen dating violence and look for ways to prevent it.  Dating violence in teens may be more prevalent than you think. According to the CDC, 26% of … Continue reading

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