PCA 2020

Parent Connection

Send in the Reinforcements - How to Care for the Caregiver

Honor the caregivers you know, whether they are a family member, friend, neighbor, or co-worker. By showing them your support, you are taking away a bit of their burden, sadness, guilt or pain, if only for a moment. Not sure how you can help? Check out these 12 suggestions.

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You Don't Have to be Like Your Parents!

Do you come from a “dysfunctional family”? Is your ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) score so high that you worry about doing the same to your kids? Can parenting habits change in one generation? Yes, you can change your stars! 

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Unbecoming Parental Conduct

All four of my kids play and compete in sports. Me and my husband felt participating in a sport would be fun for the kids and help them learn new skills and build appreciation about the importance of contributing to a team. We hoped that by them being part of a team, my kids would learn about good sportsmanship - how to win and lose gracefully and how to support each other, no matter the outcome.

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Easing the Transition When an Ailing Parent Moves In

A growing number of families with young children are caring for an aging relative. Whether it’s temporary care following surgery or longer-term care due to
 a debilitating condition, more and more families find
 the best option for caring for aging parents is to invite them into the family home. How can families ease the transition and help their young children adapt to these changes in the household? 

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