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Disturbing Hunger Trends Haunt County

I was recently saddened to learn that the number of Henderson county students who qualify for the schools’ free and reduced meals program grew from 55% in the 2013-2014 school year to 59% in the current, 2014-2015, school year! This equates to 7,965 children! Good...

Contradictions for Kids

I learned the definition of the word contradictory when I was the wise age of “9 going on 10.”  At that time, my family lived in Beaufort, NC.   I was in the fourth grade and once a week I would go to work with my dad after school before we would walk down the street...

Dreams for Her Children

At age 16, Pam became pregnant and during her senior year of high school joined the Children & Family Resource Center’s Adolescent Parenting Program.  The guidance she received from her program coordinator and the support from the other young mother’s in the...
Impact a  Young Life This Year

Impact a Young Life This Year

  My daughter turned 16 this week, and I’m thinking about what I might say to you while sitting here covered in glitter.  I’m spray painting wooden letters and numbers that spell out “Sweet 16” to use as decorations.  While I am thinking about my daughter, I can’t...