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The Adoption Poem

Once there were two women who never knew each other, One – you do not remember, the other you call mother. Two different lives shaped to make yours, Read More »

Counseling: The beginning of the healing process

With the prominence of abuse in the United States, it’s clear that the problem must be approached on multiple fronts. That is why at Childhelp we’re committed to advocating for children through prevention and intervention education, providing treatment services and legal advocacy. Read More »

10 Ways to Help Out a Stressed Parent

We all experience stress at different times in our lives, and during those times it tends to have an effect on our families and the people closest to us. However, for parents especially, it’s important to learn to handle stress effectively because the people closest to us are often our children. Read More »

How much should parents monitor their child’s online activities?

While there are many opinions on this topic, truthfully, no one but you can answer this question. As a parent, it’s important to consider your child’s safety, responsibility and privacy on the Internet, but it can be difficult to know how to go about it. Read More »

How to avoid bullying and predators online

Today, for many children and most teenagers, going online is a normal part of everyday life. In fact, if you asked your teen whether they would rather give up television or internet, they’d probably willfully let go of the TV. Read More »

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Keep yourself and your children safe on Facebook with this helpful guide. Read More »

Safe Online Tools for Kids

Do your kids spend time online to do their homework? Navigating to safe and helpful websites can sometimes be difficult for kids and parents alike. We’ve compiled some of our favorite sites below and included a little info about why they made the list. Read More »

Childhelp and Barrett-Jackson’s “Drive the Dream Gala"a Showstopper

The Childhelp & Barrett-Jackson Drive the Dream Gala was a showstopper. It had it all, from American Idol Season 9 finalist Casey James entertaining and some deserving Childhelp supporters honored, to a plethora of live auction items scooped up by generous donors, and a brave, young woman sharing how Childhelp set her life on the right path. It was a heartwarming affair! Read More »

Immersed Online - Internet Safety Tips for Parents of High School Kids

Like many middle school kids, teens in high school are living a large portion of their lives on the internet. They might collaborate on school projects online, gather information for term papers and research college options all in one afternoon—all the while toggling back and forth to Facebook and YouTube to stay connected to friends. Read More »

Setting online boundaries for middle school kids

Did you know that in a 2009 study, 77% of 8- to 15-year-olds said they’d rather give up TV than give up the internet. However in the Norton Online Living Report, 1 in 5 children ages 8 to 17 said they do things online that their parents would not approve of. Read More »

Setting online boundaries for elementary school kids

Every child is different, and children of different ages need to be addressed differently, especially when it comes to talking about Internet safety and boundaries. Open communication is key for every age group, but do you know what your elementary-schooler needs to hear and discuss about Internet safety? Read More »

Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet

With the increasing appeal of social networking websites like Facebook and online children’s gaming networks such as Club Penguin, these statistics seem to promise that our teens and children will continue to spend more and more time online. Read More »

Ten Do’s and Don’ts To Teach Your Children

Teaching your child to make safe decisions about who they interact with, what they do and where they go is an important task for every parent. Read More »

Planting Seeds for the Future

Volunteers from the Malibu, CA chapter of Wings worked with the Childhelp Merv Griffin Village to create a Healing Garden. Read More »

Building Self-Esteem One Compliment at a Time

Building self-esteem is an important step in the healing process for the abused and neglected children who call the Alice C. Tyler Village of Virginia home. The Village’s staff of therapists, teachers, social workers and medical professionals strives to provide a nurturing environment in which trust, confidence and healing can take root and grow. Read More »

Exploring Emotion Through Artwork

Art therapy is one of the valuable tools utilized by Childhelp to help abused children explore and release emotional blocks. Read More »

Do Not Track Kids | Protecting Children From Online Tracking

Common Sense Media is pioneering the Do Not Track Kids campaign to keep children's online information private. Read More »

Helping kids make safe decisions: Ten Dos and Don’ts to Teach Them

Teaching your child to make safe decisions about who they interact with, what they do and where they go is an important task for every parent. Read More »

eBay Giving Works for Childhelp

eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers. Their collective impact on e-commerce is staggering, but their commitment to charitable giving is truly remarkable. Read More »

3 Things to tell Your Kids about Abuse

Talking about abuse can be a difficult subject to breach with children. However, like many important discussions, it’s not something to wait to talk about until it comes up on its own. Read More »

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