Licensed clinical social worker Ann Thomas of Olathe, the vice president of program administration at the Children’s Place, shares tips on what to do when you see child abuse, including first putting yourself in the parent’s shoes.
There is no way we would be able to afford out-of-state tuition for our son in a decade. Sometimes I wonder whether college is even worth the money. It would be tough to afford tuition without scholarships.
March was hard on me. I spent it waiting. Waiting to hear if my oldest son would get a full-time job in New York City, where he’s been working an internship since January. Waiting too on college acceptance or rejection letters from all the places my younger son spent weeks applying to.
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Dear me, mother of two little ones: It’s been four years since I was, well, you. You’re probably reading this on your phone while nursing the baby, struggling to stay awake and attempting to appease the toddler. I’ll keep it short.
Kid's Closet Connections' spring consignment sale is a weeklong event at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., featuring previously owned children's and maternity clothes, shoes, toys and furniture. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
There’s something about packing up the van and hitting the road with my family that sets my soul right. Something profound hits me every time we venture out. It usually happens when my wife and kids are asleep or buried in books, and I’m left with my thoughts and the hypnotic hum of the road.
The doll records children’s voices and uploads them to a cloud server. Susan Linn, executive director of the nonprofit Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, said the doll is “creepy” and “dangerous.” Mattel said Hello Barbie was developed in response to the wishes of girls from around the world, whose top request was to be able to have a conversation with Barbie.
The Fast and Furious franchise has drifted away from illegal street racing and is flooring the blockbuster pedal. "Furious 7" contains more explosions and combat scenes than perhaps all the previous films combined, and yet despite its trite plot, the gaudy action scenes still manage to make this movie one helluva ride.
It's that time of year again. Acceptance letters have arrived and many high school seniors are posting their future plans all over Facebook. But what happens next? Between confusing financial aid paperwork, your family's nonstop questions and figuring out where you really want to go, it can be an overwhelming time. We turned to college experts for pointers and next steps.