Health

Lilly’s Story & Local Teen Parent Resources

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Lilly K. knows only too well the ups and downs of being a pregnant homeless teen. Today she is in a safe place, studying to be an EMT, with a healthy toddler at her side, but it was only a short time ago that she felt all alone and completely desperate. Each and every parent… Read More

The Big Latch On Event: Protect, Promote and Support Breastfeeding

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If you find yourself at Esther Short Park on the morning of Saturday, August 4, you may come across an unusually large group of mothers and babies doing what many babies love more than anything: breastfeeding. They will be part of a global celebration of motherhood called The Big Latch On. The Big Latch On… Read More

Kids Worried Sick: Breaking Down the Anxiety Epidemic Facing Today’s Kids

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Like many active 10-year-olds, Ava* is involved in competitive cheerleading, enjoys playing the flute in her school’s band and loves spending time with her group of a few close-knit friends. But daily life is a struggle for this fifth grader, who is haunted by debilitating worries about her personal safety, her health and being alone.… Read More