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By Vincent Lyles
President/CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
The other day, a Boys & Girls Clubs staff member shared a story with me about a young woman she knew. The teen normally had an easy smile and an upbeat attitude but had become more withdrawn and easily agitated. Instead of dismissing her behavior as part of being a teenager, the employee took the time to find out what was happening in the girl’s life.
Fortunately, the two had a good relationship built on years of trust. The teen …
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By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil
So ladies, I’m sure if you’re like me and any of the women I know personally, you have been running hither and yon to keep all of your hats – home, work, parents, children, finances, and relationships – in the air all at once. And sometimes, you find yourself wondering, “Is it just me? Am I the only one feeling like I’m an exotic juggling act in the three ring circus of life trying to keep all these things balanced?” Well, shout hallelujah and signal the …
By Dr. James Collins, MD, MPH
When it comes to pregnancy, women get all the attention. After all, they carry most of the burden, right? Media, the medical community and well-intentioned family members constantly tell pregnant women to avoid certain foods, keep certain habits and maintain certain routines.
But the father should not be relegated to the sidelines. While most of the attention is focused on what the woman can do to better her chances for a healthier child, most of us give little focus to the father, although their role is …