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News in General Interest

April 19th, 2024

Earth Day – April 22nd, 2024


Earth Day is Apr 22, 2024 and it is often a time to appreciate the outdoors and reflect on…

March 14th, 2024

Celebrating National Women’s History Month


March is National Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month initially began as Women’s History Week in Santa Rosa, California.…

February 29th, 2024

How to Get Started with Spring Gardening


See those daffodils beginning to bloom?! Believe it or not, it’s time to start your spring garden planning. If…

August 10th, 2023

Helping Children Manage Back-to-School Stress


Heading back to school can be a time of great excitement for kids and parents. Getting new school supplies, buying…

June 1st, 2023

Surviving the Summer with Kids out of School


Do you remember the Staples television commercial with a father gleefully hanging off of the back of a shopping…

March 30th, 2023

Loving a Child through a Parent Role with Crossnore


There are many different definitions of a parent. Defining the word “parent” seems pretty straight forward at first. “Raising…

March 16th, 2023

Never a Dull Moment in Residential Care


I have been in Residential Care for 30 years. It has certainly been a unique journey, and there is…

March 2nd, 2023

Celebrating Social Work Month and Crossnore’s Social Workers


March is Social Work Month – a great time to celebrate the wonderful profession of social work and Crossnore’s…

January 26th, 2023

Using the Enneagram to Develop a Positive Work Culture


Several years ago my grad school advisor, and all-around incredible researcher, thinker, and educator, Dr. Barry Garst shared with…

December 1st, 2022

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Choosing an Attitude of Gratitude


I recently participated in a live webinar with the leading expert on gratitude, Dr. Robert Emmons. The webinar was…

August 25th, 2022

Back to School Tips for a Successful Start


From the store aisles being lined with a multitude of school supplies, backpacks, and trendy clothes, it’s no secret…

August 3rd, 2022

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7 Commitments with an Anti-Racist Framework


Written by our Evolve committee, these commitments help guide our internal work to ensure that we are operating as…

April 28th, 2022

Self-Care and Self-Expression through Creativity


During the past couple of years we've been invaded with stressors: worried about our health due to Covid. About…

May 15th, 2017

4 Practical Tips to Encourage Kids to Love Cleaning


Just in time for spring-cleaning season, we've got the tips you need to keep your household tidy. We asked…

February 14th, 2017

Movin’ On Up!


When it comes to moving day, are you a list-making organizer or do you just throw it all in…