Tag Archives: childhood development

Overcoming the Odds

An upcoming event will help community members learn more about the effects of abuse and neglect—and will highlight ways to overcome the repercussions. This free training will feature guest speakers Sean Smith and Xavier Richardson. Sean, a high school senior, will share how he defied the odds to earn a college scholarship. Richardson, his mentor,…
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Presents That Teach

Twenty years ago this week, I was preparing for my first baby's first Christmas. Santa bought him a ride-on car. I couldn't wait to see his excitement when we placed him in that car and pushed him around. On Christmas morning, he was excited to rip the wrapping paper and open the box, but didn't…
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