Building Resilience in Children: Contributing to the family and the community

“Building Resilience in Children and Teens"

Provided by American Academy of Pediatrics “Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings,” (American Academy of Pediatrics, April 2011) by Kenneth R. Ginsburg. Ginsburg gives advice to parents, caregivers and communities on how to help kids from 18 months to 18 years of age build seven crucial “Cs”: competence, confidence, connection, […]

Attention completely unintended

By Glenda Price: State columnist I agreed to do the chores for several days. Nothing to it, I thought. Not exactly. The animals’ pasture is being irrigated, so everybody is in the pens by the barn. Five show lambs are in the back pen and three older dry ewes occupy the front pen. An old […]

Springtime chores blooming again

By Curtis Shelburne: Local columnist I hear that it’s beautiful outside today, though I’ve not had much chance to find out for myself just yet. Lately, any day wind gusts are below 50 mph might easily pass for beautiful. Yes, the birds are singing. The grass is turning green. And spring is in the air. […]

Days of the week may be backward

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist We have it backward, says my Spanish professor, Dr. Vitelio Contreras of Eastern New Mexico University. Monday is the best day of the week, he says, because we’re rested from the weekend. By Friday, we’re exhausted. It’s a psychological thing, he says, about dreading Mondays. Many of us take on […]