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College Readiness Bootcamp

April 26, 2022

Calling all Workforce Development Teen and Parents! ๐Ÿ—ฃโฃ โฃ Our College Readiness Bootcamp will be this Saturday, April 30th from 10:00am – 4:00pm. โฃ โฃ ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด, ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ซ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ด, ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ป๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ…

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Parenting Styles vs. Parenting Practices

April 25, 2022

๐Ÿ”นParenting Styles vs. Parenting Practices๐Ÿ”นโฃโฃ โฃโฃ ๐˜—๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜บ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ช๐˜ณ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ. ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ด ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜บ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ, ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜บ.โฃโฃ โฃโฃ While some of your childโ€™s personality and behavior…

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More Than Construction

April 21, 2022

We just ended the ๐˜š๐˜—๐˜™๐˜๐˜•๐˜Ž ๐˜Š๐˜ ๐˜Š๐˜“๐˜Œ of our Work Force Development โ€œMore Than Constructionโ€ program in partnership with Rockford Construction! ๐ŸŽ‰โฃ โฃ Our students and participants learned the business side of construction work. They were able to get a tour or Rockford Constructionโ€™s facility, and…

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More Than Code

April 12, 2022

This past weekend, we wrapped up our first ๐Œ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ง ๐‚๐จ๐๐ž program in the House of Technology! Huge thanks to @ourjourni for partnering with us and @scommpartners for sponsoring our students and hanging out with us for the last several weeks. ๐Ÿ™Œโฃ โฃ ๐Œ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐“๐ก๐š๐ง…

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How It Was During Puberty For Us

April 11, 2022

Parents, we often hear you say โ€œ๐˜ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ. ๐˜ž๐˜ฉ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜บ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜บ?โ€ ๐Ÿค”โฃ โฃ The first thing we try to remember is, how it was during puberty for us. Remember what you needed and desired from your parents during…

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Meet the Team that Makes All the Magic Happen

April 7, 2022

Meet the team that makes all the magic happen! โœจโฃโฃ โฃโฃ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ต ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ, ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ: ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ง๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ, ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ, ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต, ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ. โฃโฃ…

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The Danger Of Too Much Screen Time For Kids

April 5, 2022

๐Ÿšซ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜‹๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜›๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ ๐˜”๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜’๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐Ÿšซโฃ โฃ Parents, though we may not want to, it is our job to regulate the amount of time our kids spend online each day. We need to make sure our children have time for other…

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Societal Definition of “Being A Man”

April 4, 2022

Listen to this ๐˜Ž๐˜™๐˜Œ๐˜ˆ๐˜› convo of our CEO and Founder @mrjasonowilson with some of his students in this episode of The Cave Podcast. โฃ โฃ He sat down with @Cave313 students Elisha Nunn and Josiah Humphrey to discuss what happened at the Oscars, the societal…

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Parents, Here’s A Little Secret

March 31, 2022

Parents, hereโ€™s a little secretโ€ฆ๐Ÿ‘€โฃ โฃ ๐˜‹๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฅ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ.โฃ โฃ Listen, we know all know itโ€™s easier said than done, ๐˜‰๐˜œ๐˜›, if you can get these two things down youโ€™ll save yourself a lot…

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Today’s Tip

March 30, 2022

Parents, if we are being honest with ourselves, we canโ€™t control our children. ๐˜–๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜จ๐˜ฐ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฏ’๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ, ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข ๐˜จ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ.โฃ โฃ When we try to control our kids, we take away their autonomy. When they are away…

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3 Great Ways You Can Engage As A Parent

March 29, 2022

๐๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ! ๐ƒ๐ข๐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐโ€ฆ? ๐Ÿค”โฃ โฃ Parental engagement makes it far more likely that our children will avoid unhealthy behaviors, such as sexual risk and substance use. โฃ โฃ You might be asking, how do I effectively engage with my teens? We got you covered!…

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S.W.A.G. (Students With Awareness & Goals) Is Back In Full Effect!

March 24, 2022

๐˜š.๐˜ž.๐˜ˆ.๐˜Ž. (๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ž๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด & ๐˜Ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ด) ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต! ๐ŸŽ‰โฃโฃ S.W.A.G. is our holistic prevention program offered primarily to middle school students, but available to high school students as well. The aim is to equip and empower kids to make healthy life choices…

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Media Can Have a HUGE Influence On Teenagers

March 23, 2022

Parents, did you know thisโ€ฆ? ๐Ÿค”โฃโฃ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ.โฃโฃ Media can have a ๐˜๐˜œ๐˜Ž๐˜Œ influence on teenagers whether itโ€™s directly or indirectly. For example, have you…

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Activities to Get Your Kids/Teens Out of the House and Playing Outside

March 22, 2022

Last month, we touched on some of our favorite books for parents, as well as what foods to stay away from for our kids. So in honor of it being the first week of spring, we want to talk about…โฃโฃโฃโฃ๐€๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ค๐ข๐๐ฌ/๐ญ๐ž๐ž๐ง๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ…

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Trauma-Informed Parent Training

March 17, 2022

Wellness Wednesdays – Trauma-Informed Parent Training |

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The Cave Podcast

March 17, 2022

Hey parents! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Our CEO and founder @mrjasonwilson and some of his boys from @Cave313 started a Podcast! Itโ€™s called The Cave Podcast. On this episode, they talk about the danger of boys deflecting discipline and manipulating their mothers. Maybe we (and our kids) do…

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