Many people have positive experiences surrounding summer camp and all the fun that comes with it, but it can be a stressful time for kids who have never attended summer camp or first-time parents who haven’t signed their children up for camp yet.

Summer camp is often a wonderful experience for those who go to one, but it’s not without its challenges. Below are some tips for choosing a summer camp for your kids and some tips to help them prepare for a fun time at camp!

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Every child deserves a safe and loving home. Especially when the child has experienced trauma in any form at an early age. Trauma can be anything from a natural disaster to an accident, to neglect and/or abuse, or being witness to abuse between caregivers, and more. Children who go through these painful experiences perceive and react to the world differently than children who had supportive, loving, and healthy upbringings. Keep reading below to learn about being supportive and working with your child to help them heal from trauma.

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Parenting has always been a challenging task, but with the rise of technology in recent years, it has become even more challenging. We live in an age where children are growing up surrounded by screens and digital devices, and as parents, it is our responsibility to ensure their safety and security online. In this article, we will discuss some tips on how to keep your kids safe in the digital age.

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Over the holidays, many people throughout the United States were affected by power outages during frigid temperatures made even lower by the windchill. Many folks in Western North Carolina also struggled with cold temps and power outages, as remote power conservation measures took place to lessen the stress on the power grid. Some people were without power for only an hour or so, but others were without power for even longer than that.

During the winter, when the power goes out, it can be catastrophic, with children and the elderly being most likely affected by outages. The incidence of cold-related illnesses and injuries such as hypothermia and frostbite increases during extremely cold weather, which is why it’s important to be prepared if and when another winter power outage strikes. Keep reading below to learn how you can keep your family safe and warm if it happens again.

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