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Teaching Kids To Count Is Fine, But Teaching Them What Counts Is Best

โ€œ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต.โ€โฃ
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Parents, our children get more from us than just our genetics! They get their values and priorities, which are taught from us. โฃ
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We have to show them what to prioritize with our actions and words. And although this seems like it would come naturally, it is much easier said than done.
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While things like academics, chores, and other responsibilities have their place at the top of the list, we also want to ensure that they prioritize those things that are external and intangible; hobbies, sports, passions. Things that excite them! โฃ
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We want our children to be happy. That is what counts! I want you to ask yourself, what excites your children? And how can you make it more of a priority in their lives? Drop a ๐Ÿ’™ in the comments below if you can relate!

Wellness Wednesdays – Mental Health Awareness Training | Facilitated by Caleb’s Kids

December 1, 2022

Wellness Wednesdays – Mental Health Awareness Training | Facilitated by Caleb’s Kids https://fb.watch/h8rrd-iARu/

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Sacrificial Love of 85 People

November 30, 2022

Wow, this is so encouraging! It only took the sacrificial love of 85 people to get us over halfway to our goal โ€” THANK YOU! To those of you who would like to give any amount, we still have until midnight to reach our goal.…

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A Global Day Of Giving

November 30, 2022

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. Please consider donating to the Yunion and help us, help more boys like Elijah! Thank you in advance and link is in bio to give!

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Annual Staff Retreat!

November 29, 2022

Sharing a peek at one of our guest speakers from our annual staff retreat!๐Ÿ‘‡โฃ โฃ This speaker is Dr. Carmen Bell-Ross! ๐Ÿ‘ She covered several topics beneficial to our mission and what the Yunion means to us all! These topics included:โฃ โฃ ๐Ÿ”น ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ-๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2022

Happy early Thanksgiving from the Yunion family to you and yours! ๐Ÿ™Œ We are wishing you a happy holiday a day early this year as we will be unplugged and spending quality time with friends and family tomorrow. Our prayers go out to everyone who…

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Quick Parenting Tip Tuesday!

November 23, 2022

๐ˆ๐ญโ€™๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š ๐ช๐ฎ๐ข๐œ๐ค ๐๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐“๐ข๐ฉ ๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ! ๐Ÿ’ก โฃ โฃ Parents, when complimenting your childโ€ฆ get your โ€œbutโ€ out of the way!โฃ โฃ You probably think weโ€™re crazy ๐Ÿคช but just let us explain:โฃ โฃ ๐—ช๐ก๐ž๐ง ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ฅ๐ ๐จ๐ง ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฒ ๐๐ข๐ ๐จ๐ซ…

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Tips To Help You Communicate More Effectively With Your Child!

November 22, 2022

Parentsโ€ฆitโ€™s time to communicate effectively! Making sure your children are feeling heard is a huge part of them feeling appreciated and valued by us. โฃ Effective communication is when the person sending a message makes it clear and easy to understand, and the person receiving…

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Wellness Wednesdays – Trauma-Informed Parent Training | Facilitated by Dinah Beasley

November 17, 2022

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A Testimonial Resolution

November 17, 2022

Our CEO and Founder Jason Wilson was honored to be presented with a Testimonial Resolution from the Office of Council President Pro-Tem James Tate and the Detroit City Council for The Cave of Adullam. โ€œAs Council President Pro-Tem James Tate read the Testimonial Resolution, I…

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Parents, Just Because You’re Strong, Doesn’t Mean The Weight Isn’t Heavy!

November 16, 2022

๐๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ, ๐ฃ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐›๐ž๐œ๐š๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ , ๐๐จ๐ž๐ฌ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ฆ๐ž๐š๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ก๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ฒ!โฃ โฃ This video is a highlight of one of the Cave of Adullam recruits and his father. In this session, the student was shown how the things he does in school, at home, and…

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Tips To Help Your Child Open Up And Feel A Little Less Isolated

November 15, 2022

Parents, we know that raising a family can be hard. Raising an introverted child in this extroverted world can be even more difficult! Know that nothing is wrong with your child, they just view and interact with the world differently. โฃ โฃ ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ…

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Cave of Adullam Documentary Premiere

November 11, 2022

A little highlight reel of our Cave of Adullam documentary premiere from a couple weeks ago! ๐Ÿฟ This was so fun, we are so grateful to everyone who was able to attend and celebrate these young men! We also want to give a very special…

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The Film Highlights The Impactful Work

November 10, 2022

โ€œ๐˜๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜บ๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ตโ€ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฑ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ตโ€ – Sharath Jason Wilsonโฃ โฃ Watch The Cave of Adullam documentary on ESPN+! The film highlights the impactful work our CEO and Founder Mr. Jason is doing…

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โ€œBack 2 Basicsโ€!

November 9, 2022

Our Annual Staff Retreat a few weekends ago was EPIC! ๐ŸŽ‰ โฃโฃ โฃโฃ Our theme this year was โ€œBack 2 Basicsโ€! During our 2 day retreat, we had our staff revisit the mission and vision of our organization. In doing so, we were able to…

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Apologizing Is One Of The Noblest Acts A Parent Can Perform

November 5, 2022

Parents, although sometimes we may hate to admit we were in the wrong, apologizing is one of the noblest acts a parent can perform. ๐Ÿ‘ It requires humility, and acknowledgment that we did something wrong. Apologizing is a sign of strength, not a sign of…

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Make Family Time A Priority!

November 4, 2022

๐Œ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐Ÿ๐š๐ฆ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐š ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ! ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโฃ โฃ This means, put down the phone, gather everyone together, and create some fun, meaningful memories! ๐Ÿ‘โฃ โฃ Making time to connect with family usually requires a bit of planning, and sometimes even a bit of money, but the…

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