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Where Foster Parents Can Find Resources and Support in West Virginia

Explore valuable foster parent resources in West Virginia, where the need for loving caregivers and homes continues to grow. Learn about foster care, how to become a foster parent, why KVC is the right agency for you, self-care tips and more.

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5 Mental Health Tips for Parents and Caregivers

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With the demands of raising children, it’s easy for parents and caregivers to forget their own mental health. These 5 expert tips will help parents and caregivers prioritize their mental health and self-care.

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Back to School Anxiety: How Parents Can Help Set Their Children Up for Success

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Back-to-school season can drum up all sorts of feelings and emotions. Some children feel excited but some may be struggling with anxiety. How can caregivers navigate this new season and set their children up for success? Explore some expert strategies to help children cope here.

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What Every Parent or Caregiver Needs to Know About Teenage Brain Development

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The teen years are a unique time of brain development. In this article, parents will discover how to better understand their teen and promote healthy behavior.

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How to Talk about Racism and Its Effects With Kids

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As parents and caregivers, it’s our responsibility to help children and teens understand complex topics like racism and inequality. So, how do you talk about racism and its effects? Read this article for practical tips.

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How Daily Gratitude Practices Impact Mental Health

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Gratitude is a helpful tool in transforming negative thoughts into positive ones. Learn how daily gratitude practices can benefit your mental health and download our free gratitude worksheet.

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Exploring the Causes of Childhood Bullying and How to Prevent It

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If your child is being bullied or might be bullying others, read this article to understand its causes and how to stop it.

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How to Address Challenging Behaviors in Children

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Challenging behaviors in children and teens happen in all families, but learn what is typical and what might need additional support to overcome.

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4 Ways Foster Parents Can Support Children in Foster Care Through the Holidays

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Children in foster care may need extra support around the holidays. In this blog, read four ways you can encourage kids in your care. 

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5 Ways To Help Youth in Foster Care (Without Being a Foster Parent)

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Fostering is just one of many ways to help children in crisis, so here are five other ways you can help a child in foster care.

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