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    A continuing love story

    Knowing her time was short, Rachel Yarborough and her family lived life to the fullest.  Every night that Rachel felt well enough, they ate dinner together. They watched movies and had home dance parties. They visited Kauai, Hawaii, on a whim, took other family trips and treasured every moment of togetherness. Although she spent much […]

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    ‘Mom, I’m bored’

    Summer break is upon us! Initially, everyone is excited about not having to wake up early for school. However, the enthusiasm is short-lived. As days pass uneventfully, parents are sure to hear those two dreaded words: “I’m bored!” Here are a few ways to keep the littles entertained during their school break. READ A FEW […]

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    Five Questions With Hope Haven Children’s Advocacy Center

    Hope Haven Children’s Advocacy Center helps children who are victims of sexual abuse and trauma. Here, Executive Director John C. James shares more about the organization and its role in the community:  What is the purpose and mission of Hope Haven Children’s Advocacy Center? Hope Haven serves Hancock and Pearl River Counties and works with […]

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    How to build your child’s self-esteem

    An essential aspect of children’s development is healthy self-esteem. Having a positive view of themselves allows kids to better handle setbacks, peer pressure or other harmful situations. Children with self-esteem are confident. As parents, we can ensure that we nurture our child’s self-esteem in a few simple ways.  Understand what healthy self-esteem looks like It […]

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