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4 Strategies for When Your Toddler Enters the “Mine” Stage

It is a perfectly normal part of development for toddlers to believe that everything is “mine.” As children learn about themselves as individuals with characteristics that are both similar and different from others, a conflict arises.  At this time, sharing is not a focus for them, as they are more concerned with their own desires.  

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December 1 is World AIDS Day!

Every year we recognize World AIDS day on December 1. It’s a day to spread awareness of HIV/AIDS, and to recognize those who have passed away. Volunteers from M.A.C. Cosmetics came to EAC Network to help at Nutrition Education & Food Services, which improves the lives of individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Jennifer Farnum, Chair, SC Board on Child Protection; Caitlin Maraj, Family Coach, EAC Network; Vanessa Baird-Streeter, Chair, SC Task Force to Prevent Family Violence; Estefania Yactayo, Family Coach, EAC Network; Lance W. Elder, President & CEO, EAC Network; Grace Ioannidis, Vice Chair, SC Task Force to Prevent Family Violence; Andrea Ramos-Topper, Division Director, EAC Network; Dennis Nowak, Division Administrator, SC Department of Social Services; Dinah-Torres-Castro, Family Coach, EAC Network; Luz Martinez, Family Coach, EAC Network.
Enhanced Supervised Visitation (ESV) Family Coaches Honored at 33rd Annual Child Abuse & Neglect/Family Violence Volunteer and Professional Recognition Day

Enhanced Supervised Visitation Family Coaches Caitlin Maraj, Estefania Yactayo, Dinah Torres-Castro, and Luz Martinez received certificates of recognition for their outstanding work to support children and parents at the 33rd Annual Child Abuse & Neglect/Family Violence Volunteer and Professional Recognition Day.

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World Poetry Day

Today, March 21, is World Poetry Day! Every year on March 21 we celebrate the unique capacity that poetry has to capture a message. This day promotes the study of poetry in schools, reinforces the connection between poetry and the other arts, and encourages young and old to take a hand in writing poetry.

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