Struggles To Success
As promised, here’s another post showing my struggles to success so that my beloved millennials won’t be deceived by this Kool Aid culture (i.e. just add water and wah-lah success).
Today my family planned to start our staycation and tonight is our nonprofit The Yunion’s annual Staff & Volunteer Appreciation Day and we were all meeting up for dinner. Unfortunately the alarm system on our newly acquired building was not functioning properly, so I had to stay here until “help” arrived. Thank you Guardian Alarm for going above and beyond to make sure our building is secure, so that we can continue renovating it to soon serve Metro Detroit youth and families!
Fathers are rarely viewed as the nurturing parent, if at all. Men have always been nurturers, but sadly, most of us only feel safe allowing that expression of love to be displayed through protection and provision. Thank you @edsonbarbozajr for showing us what a comprehensive…Read More
Parents, here are 5 tips to help you communicate with your teen: 𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞 – Make time during the day or evening to hear about your teen’s day and activities; be sure that he or she knows you are actively interested and listening…Read More
The development of a positive self-concept or healthy self-esteem is extremely important to the happiness and success of children and teenagers. Self-esteem is how we feel about ourselves, and our behavior clearly reflects those feelings. For children, self-esteem often comes from knowing…Read More
The Yunion is hiring, and we’re looking for skilled and passionate people like you to join our team. A Life Guide is a Prevention Specialist who is responsible for planning, leading, and facilitating abstinence curriculum programs with participants at schools and community-based sites. If you…Read More
“In an effort to curb video game addiction among children, China’s National Press and Publication Administration are tightening the reins on just how much that online gaming companies are allowed to offer young users, the nation’s news agency Xinhua reported Monday. Under the new mandates,…Read More
Parents, please use these techniques with your young person. The example provided is with a 6-year-old but these techniques even work with teenagers. 1. Acknowledge their behavior 2. Ask the “why” for the behavior aka get context for the content 3. Listen to the response…Read More
“Who your child is today is not who they were yesterday…” – Unknown Parents remembering this quote will greatly benefit you and your child. Cherish the time you have with them now and enjoy them in every stage of their life, yes even during puberty…Read More
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