18 Aug
  • By Lisa Ross
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The Census and Your Right to Vote

The Census is extremely important. The census has counted every household since 1790. It provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for our community like providing public lunches and planning for highways. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding is allocated to hospitals, fire […]

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13 Aug
  • By Lisa Ross
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Keeping Yourself and Others Well During a Pandemic

Yes, it’s difficult to believe we are still here – right in the middle of a global pandemic.  Leaders around the country are making decisions about whether school districts around the nation should go back to school.  It’s a stressful time for parents, educators, and students. Here are a few tips on how to keep […]

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17 Jun
  • By Jeannette Umanzor
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Father’s Day in COVID-19

This Father’s Day will be unlike any other. Gone are the days of huge family get-togethers and packed restaurant dinners. While Texas continues to reopen the state, we are seeing new cases of COVID-19 every single day, reaching all-time highs. Dallas County now ranks fifth for number of new cases in the country, according to data […]

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20 Apr
  • By Cosette Bowles
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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month, also known as Child Abuse Prevention Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United State since 1983. While being sheltered-in-place due to COVID-19, instances of child abuse have […]

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13 Apr
  • By Cosette Bowles
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An Update From Anthem Strong Families Founder And CEO Cosette Bowles

In just three short weeks our lives have changed. Have they changed forever?  We don’t know. We are all hoping that the shelter-at-home orders from both the national and county leadership is NOT our new normal. What we do know today is that at Anthem Strong Families our service delivery has changed. We are being […]

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06 Apr
  • By Lisa Ross
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6 Things to Do While Sheltering-in-Place

Sheltering-in-place is not easy.  Being in a closed environment without an idea of when the sequestering will end is even more difficult. As humans, we feel better when we have a sense of security and these are uncertain times.  Doing something for ourselves, having goals and maintaining a schedule will help us to cope better […]

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26 Mar
  • By Cosette Bowles
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National Optimism Month

As March winds down we were reminded today that its National Optimism Month!  Considering the global pandemic, it’s difficult to remain optimistic but how we show up in our attitude and our view of the world can determine our outcomes and even our health.  So, how do we maintain some degree of optimism in a shaken world? Here […]

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11 Mar
  • By Lisa Ross
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Celebrating the “Shero” in Your Life

March is Women’s History Month providing an opportunity to celebrate, study and observe the impact women have made in American history. This recognition, by Presidential proclamation, encourages us to think and rethink the role women play in our lives.   The 2020 theme, “Valiant Women of the Vote,” pays homage to the 100th anniversary of […]

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30 Jan
  • By Cosette Bowles
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Marriage Tips: BEFORE You Walk Down the Aisle

Deciding to marry is one of the most important decisions of our lives.  Are you ready?  Are you ready to merge your life with another human being?  Are you ready to give yourself to another human being selflessly?  Are you willing to be up late at night nursing someone else to health?  According to psychologist […]

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30 Jan
  • By Cosette Bowles
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Is Parenting With Your Ex Causing You Stress?

Parenting with your ex can sometimes be daunting and stressful.  In the best of circumstances parenting is challenging.  According to Pew Research, more than one-in-five children experience a parental break up by the age of 9.  Even more, if a separation or divorce is not amicable children are often in the crossfire of their parent’s […]

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