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Friday Yunion Parent Check-in

The Youth Advisory Design Team

September 21, 2021

๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐€๐๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง ๐“๐ž๐š๐ฆ (๐˜๐€๐ƒ๐“).โฃโฃ โฃโฃ The YADT is a youth-led program model that includes 10 high school and college aged students. These students, represent current and past program participants, and are a part of a 12-week paid internship program that will help…

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A Self-Confidence of a Child

September 18, 2021

Parents, did you knowโ€ฆโฃ โฃ Children who spend quality time with their loved ones have higher self-confidence.โฃ โฃ In fact, when you spend quality time with your child, you communicate how much they mean to you. โฃ โฃ Doing things with your child can help…

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The Nurturing Parent

September 17, 2021

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…

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The Yunion is Hiring!

September 15, 2021

๐˜›๐˜๐˜Œ ๐˜ ๐˜œ๐˜•๐˜๐˜–๐˜• ๐˜๐˜š ๐˜๐˜๐˜™๐˜๐˜•๐˜Ž! โฃ โฃโฃ We are looking for skilled and dedicated people to join our team! If you find yourself being drawn to helping young people, and are passionate about impacting the next generation, then this is for ๐˜ ๐˜–๐˜œ! โฃโฃ โฃโฃ A Life…

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Just Be A Real One

September 14, 2021

“๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต. ๐˜š๐˜ฐ ๐˜ซ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ.”โฃ โฃ Parents, you don’t have to be perfect. Your child just needs you to be honest and authentic. As parents, it’s ok to give ourselves the green light to make…

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A 5 Tips to Help You Communicate With Your Teen, Effectively.

September 10, 2021

Parents, here are 5 tips to help you communicate with your teen:โฃ โฃ โฃโฃ ๐Œ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž – 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…

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Parents, Did You Know?

September 10, 2021

๐˜‹๐˜๐˜‹ ๐˜ ๐˜–๐˜œ ๐˜’๐˜•๐˜–๐˜žโ€ฆ?โฃโฃ โฃโฃ As a parent, itโ€™s normal to feel a sense of grief as your child grows up. Gone are the days when they depended on you and soon, theyโ€™ll be out on her own.โฃโฃ โฃโฃ Even as adults, we have to make…

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A Godsend Donation

September 8, 2021

Words cannot express how thankful we are to receive a $5,000 donation from Pastor Sonny Smith and the Detroit Church family!โฃ โฃ Unbeknownst to Pastor Sonny, both of The Yunionโ€™s boilers were destroyed last month due to the flood. This money was a godsend and…

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The Interesting Point of View

September 7, 2021

Parents, be candid. Do you have a favorite child? Mel Robbins has an interesting point of view. Take a look at this clip and then let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Do you agree? Do you have a different thought process? Let’s…

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The 5 Tips to Help your Teens Cope with Stress!โฃโฃ

September 4, 2021

๐Ÿ“ ๐“๐ˆ๐๐’ ๐“๐Ž ๐‡๐„๐‹๐ ๐˜๐Ž๐”๐‘ ๐“๐„๐„๐๐’ ๐‚๐Ž๐๐„ ๐—ช๐ˆ๐“๐‡ ๐’๐“๐‘๐„๐’๐’!โฃโฃ โฃโฃ Growing teens go through more stress than we give them credit for! Small things that we may take for granted can be huge for them! So, here are some ways to help them cope:โฃโฃ โฃโฃ…

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The Self-Esteem of a Child

September 3, 2021

The development of a positive self-concept or healthy self-esteem is extremely important to the happiness and success of children and teenagers. โฃ โฃ Self-esteem is how we feel about ourselves, and our behavior clearly reflects those feelings.โฃ โฃ For children, self-esteem often comes from knowing…

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The Yunion is Hiring

September 3, 2021

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…

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The SWAG Program Alumni, Erin M. Erin

September 2, 2021

Allow us to introduce one of our SWAG program alumni, Erin M. Erin entered Yunionโ€™s SWAG program as a 9th grader. Weโ€™ve had the pleasure of not only mentoring Erin as a student but also as an employee. Erin was recently featured in an article…

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Limit a Child on Video Games

September 1, 2021

“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,…

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A Parent Techniques on a Child

August 28, 2021

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 โ€œwhyโ€ for the behavior aka get context for the content 3. Listen to the response…

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The 40 Developmental Assets

August 27, 2021

40 Developmental Assets Part 2 (Continued from last week)

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