Ask Nicole: Self-care is Essential By Nicole M. Young, MSW I’ve been a mother for 21 years, which is hard to believe. Although my kids are still at the center of my heart and mind, my daily [...]
Creating Positive Childhood Experiences By Nicole M. Young, MSW April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, which makes me pause to think about all the hardships and trauma children and families have [...]
Ask Nicole: Positive Parenting is Vital to Well-being By Nicole M. Young, MSW Dear parents, foster parents, grandparents, relative caregivers, and other adults raising children and teens: we’re [...]
Finding Bright Spots in the Midst of Uncertainty By Nicole M. Young, MSW 2020 started off promising. The California legislature passed the first-ever statewide resolution declaring January as [...]
So much has happened – and not happened – in the last few months because of COVID-19. Schools and many child care facilities closed. Businesses closed or rapidly changed the way they serve customers.