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    • American SPCC General Discussion

      What happens to kids in childhood shapes who they become as adults.

      Acting as the Nation's Voice for Children, we want to provide everyone with the opportunity to speak up about all matters relating to children. Our mission is to ensure that every child has a chance to become a happy, healthy, and productive adult. Add to the conversation...
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    • Bullying
      Bullying CONNECT - American SPCC ForumBullying is often written off as a rite of passage as “kids just being kids.” This is not true. Bullying can have lasting physical, mental, and emotional effects. If bullying is the issue, then kindness, respect, and intervention are the solutions. Let's talk about it...
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    • Children’s Rights and Safety

      Positive Parenting Ages and Stages Infants (0-12 months) American SPCC Injury is the #1 killer of children and teens in the United States yet child safety is among the most under-recognized public health problems facing our country today. The good news is child injury is predictable and preventable! Be part of the national movement to reduce child deaths and injuries.  Join the conversation on how we can best keep our children safe from harm’s way…
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    • Foster Care & Adoption
      The Positive Impact of Adoption - American SPCC The Nation's Voice for ChildrenFoster children usually enter the foster care system due to abuse and trauma in their home. Neglect is the #1 reason children are removed, followed by parental drug use. Foster children often experience grief, guilt, anger, sadness, loneliness, anxiety, low self-esteem, mental and physical health issues. Parents who open their homes and hearts make a beautiful commitment to nurture and protect children in need.  Join the discussion...
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    • Positive Parenting
      Positive-Parenting-CONNECT-American-SPCC-ForumParenting is a full-time job, full of joys, challenges, and triumphs. No parent is perfect, however, good parents take their parenting roles seriously. Acting as positive role models, parents mentor and guide their child through childhood through to successful adulthood. Connect here with others….
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