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Parenting in the Summer

Parenting in the Summer

Ahhh summertime…..Wait! The kids are home for the summer and trying to keep them entertained and not saying “I’m bored” every five minutes can be a full time job. Summertime is a time for relaxation,…

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The Impact of Praise on Youth Development

The Impact of Praise on Youth Development

Aristotle said “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference”. Today, over 2,000 years later, we are still attempting to find the best ways to mentor our youth so that they grow into successful, happy human beings. As parents, teachers, mentors, or even community members, how do we start forming these good habits in our youth? Inherently, the answer is to praise our children for the good they have done.

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When are teens ready to truly assume adulthood?

When are teens ready to truly assume adulthood?

In our culture, multiple milestones are associated with reaching adulthood. Singularly, or en masse, they can be legal, physical, emotional, financial and/or cultural attainments or achievements. Some of these milestones are foist upon us without choice. Others we seek out or are steered into with some measure of intent or compliance.

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Gift Matching Available For SAHS Wellness Center

Gift Matching Available For SAHS Wellness Center

Anonymous donors have gifted $100,000 to help Stillwater-based FamilyMeans enhance its school-based mental health program for high school students, which is located in the Wellness Center within Stillwater…

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New Year Brings New Updates To Cimarron Youth Center

New Year Brings New Updates To Cimarron Youth Center

As 2014 came to an end, 2015 opened with even more updates to the ever improving Cimarron Youth Center. 

Many new updates have occurred, both inside and out. On the inside, the big wall of windows…

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