Looking back at 2014

Thank you for joining us in our inaugural year, as we strive to integrate #actionagainstabuse.  2014 has been filled with many accomplishments and has set the stage for an optimistic 2015. Here are our top 5 highlights of 2014: #1: Became an official, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization! #2: Successfully piloted our first financial health program with emergency […]

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It’s Christmas Time…How to Teach Children to Be Brave: Yell and Tell

By Jennifer Hillman Since Christmas is days away and spending time with family and friends is inevitable, it’s time we talk about the importance of teaching your children the third B: Be Brave, Yell and Tell. While I understand nobody wants to discuss the topic of child sexual abuse during the joy and loving season […]

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A Few Minutes to Zen with Rikki Alrutz

IT’S NOT ALL IN THE WRIST By Rikki Alrutz Today, I want to continue our discussion about ways to strengthen and support our wrists! Many common wrist problems actually result from poor postural habits, especially hunching at a desk or in a car all day, and rounding of the shoulders. When the shoulders and upper back […]

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A Few Minutes to Zen with Rikki Alrutz

Give Your Hands a Hand This month, I will share various postures that can help strengthen our wrists and hands, thereby relieving wrist/hand pain.  We use our hands for so many things, from working, to communicating, to carrying everyday items, and even to expressing ourselves.  Another thing we do, however, is repeating the same motions […]

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How to Stay Ahead of a Sexual Predator?

By Jennifer Hillman When discussing the topic of child sexual abuse with most adults, I tend to get inquisitive looks or blank stares, when I first address the subject of grooming.  The looks are usually followed with the question, “What is grooming?” Most often, adults think of grooming as brushing a child’s hair. Unfortunately, in […]

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