Notes from a CEO

August 23, 2019

Shopping circulars and television ads are already signaling the end of summer and start of school. For some families and children, a new school year causes more anxiety than excitement.  Ward off those worries by preparing ahead of time. Set a bedtime and wake up time for your child. During ...

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As our children head back to school. We know that homework, family obligations, social activities, and peer pressure can add to the pile of stressful things in a child’s life. While everyone deals with a certain amount of stress in their lives, children need help to recognize and cope with ...

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One of the hardest things to overcome is the fear of failure. Let’s be honest.  Many people play it safe, never moving forward in their personal and professional lives. As the CEO of a youth-serving organization, one of my goals and the goals of our organization is to give youth the confidence ...

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The lazy days of summer are here, but that doesn’t mean children should get too lazy with their academic skills. The “summer slide” is one of the main concerns parents and educators have about the long break from school. Students tend to forget the things they learned during the year and ditch the ...

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Non-profit organizations serve an important role in society, providing essential services in the community. The volunteers who serve on the Boards of Directors for non-profit agencies are critical to the work and health of the organizations they serve. Board members, who often work for local ...

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You don’t have to be a soccer fan to appreciate the magnitude of the win of the United States Women’s National Soccer Team against the Netherlands. The women won the World Cup for the second consecutive time and their fourth World Cup overall. As the CEO of a youth organization that serves girls ...

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Now that summer is in full swing, many children are heading off to summer camp.  Summer camp has become a necessary option for many parents who need to find an activity for their children when school is out. Whether your child is going to an overnight camp or a day program, summer camp provides ...

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Fireworks, parades, barbecues, and spending time at the beach or the lake. The Fourth of July has come to signify that to Americans across the nation. The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, means so much more.  During the American Revolution, thirteen colonies decided to separate from ...

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Some of my fondest memories with my family were during the summer months when everyone took a break and enjoyed life’s small wonders. This summer, I challenge everyone to take a break and take Girl Scouts’ “Summer Bucket List Challenge.”  Whether you are a kid or simply a kid at heart, here are a ...

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