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Kristen Gillibrand

Child Advocates Hope For A Champion In Kirsten Gillibrand

On Tuesday night, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined the 2020 presidential race by saying, “As a young mom, I am gonna fight for other people’s kids as hard as I fight for...
Gabor Mate

Addiction Rooted In Childhood Trauma, Says Prominent Specialist

Dr. Gabor Maté, a well-known addiction specialist and author, spent 12 years working in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, a neighborhood with a large concentration of hardcore drug users. The agency where he worked...
generations

How Trauma Is Carried Across Generations

What is overwhelming and unnamable is passed on to those we are closest to. Our loved ones carry what we cannot. And we do the same. This is the...
Small world play

The Importance of Small World Play for Toddlers!

If, like most parents of younger children, you want toys which inspire imaginative creative play while facilitating learning and development for growing minds, then you may be interested in the benefits of...
Recess

OPINION: Can this 12-step Program from Finland Aid U.S. education?

We are two American public-school dads who just returned from a fact-finding trip through Finland. We wanted to see what the United States could learn from an education system that consistently receives top marks from...
Toddler Well-Being

How States Can Improve Well-being for All Children, from Birth to Age Five

Early Childhood is a critical period that determines a person’s ability to reach his or her lifelong health, social, and economic potential. Comprehensive early childhood well-being—which consists of physical and mental health, cognitive functioning,...

The Case for Investing in Children Has Never Been Stronger

By the end of fiscal year 2018, the federal government will have spent approximately $331.2 billion (about 8 percent of total spending) on children, according to a report released Thursday by First Focus, a bipartisan...
CHIP Congress Stop Playing Politics

CHIP: Congress Needs to Stop Playing Politics and Fund the Program

Today the health care coverage of 9 million kids is at risk, according to Medicaid.gov. Why? Because Congress was so busy with yet another attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that...
5 Things about CHIP

Five Questions About CHIP

Is CHIP a federal or a state program? In Kentucky, it’s called KCHIP. In Alaska, it’s Denali KidCare. Louisiana calls it LaCHIP. It may be called something different in each state, but in many ways...

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