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Surviving Versus Thriving: The Young Families Thrive Summit Brings Questions and Possible Solutions

“Thrive” is a word we use a lot here at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, especially in October. Our 2019 Changemakers keynote speaker, Michael Bonner said in a recent interview, “I don’t want to survive. I want to thrive.”    During the Young Families Thrive Summit on

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Posted in News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

How’s Nebraska doing at keeping babies safe from SUID?

“My mom put me on my stomach when I was a baby, and I turned out fine.” Yes, many of us turned out fine. We also survived our parents smoking while pregnant and just letting us roll around in the

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Posted in Early Childhood

Katie and David: A case study

 Katie and David participated in the Young Parent Program through Crete High School. This program, which is funded through the Sixpence Early Learning Fund, provides parenting classes for teenagers, high-quality child care for the babies and, most critically, one-on-one home

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Posted in Cradle to career, Early Childhood

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