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Talbert House Offers Fatherhood Project

Sometimes men find themselves in the role of fatherhood without having had a good role model of how to be a father. In today’s world, there are many subtleties of fatherhood that don’t necessarily come naturally and can be hard to figure out on your own. It’s ok to ask

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Shared by United Resource Connection August 5, 2022

FREE YMCA Memberships to Foster and Kinship Families

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced today that it has partnered with Ohio YMCAs to provide free memberships for certified foster homes and approved kinship caregivers who meet certain eligibility criteria. Bridges participants and their children are also eligible. To be eligible, certified foster homes must provide

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Shared by Ohio Department of Job & Family Services August 3, 2022

CRC Summer Basketball Camp Opportunities for K through 6

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission offers a variety of camp options throughout the year, including basketball camps at Withrow and Gamble Montessori High School. Registration is available over the next two weeks, but spots are limited, so sign-up ASAP!   Camp Locations and Dates are as Follows:   Withrow High School

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Shared by Cincinnati Recreation Commission (CRC) July 8, 2022

Prenatal and Postnatal Support Program Available at Y

The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati offers a Prenatal and Postnatal Support Program. Participation in the program includes a free family membership to the YMCA for the duration of the mother’s pregnancy and for the first 18 months of the newborn’s life. Other benefits of the program include the following services:

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 10, 2022

Summer Meals and Snacks Available for Youth at Local Libraries

At most Hamilton County Library locations free meals and snacks are available during the summer, Mondays through Fridays. The meals are provided through a partnership with UMC Food Ministry which receives federal funding through the USDA Food & Nutrition Service. All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 7, 2022

Should I Make My Daughters Hug Each Other? (Reader Question)

I received this question from a reader, and with her permission, I’m answering it here on the blog. Dr. Naumburg, My older daughter (who I’ll call #1) is seven years old, and her sister (#2) is four and a half. #1 is consistently friendly, compassionate, and helpful to other kids,

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Shared by Carla Naumburg, Ph.D, Contributing Blogger September 29, 2017