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News in Holidays

March 28th, 2024

Who Will Roll the Stone Away…?


December 21st, 2023

The Importance of Traditions During the Holidays


Some of my fondest memories as a child are of the Christmas traditions we held as a family. The…

November 16th, 2023

Safety Planning for a Trauma-Informed Holiday Season


Are you excited about the holiday season?  The holiday season is a time of many feelings - joy, happiness,…

April 5th, 2023

Hope at Easter


I love Easter. I always have. Chocolate bunnies, dying eggs, matching family Easter outfits, and the seemingly never-ending Easter…

December 21st, 2022

Helping Children Feel “Home” during the Holidays


When I first came to Crossnore, there were certain topics I wouldn’t talk about and questions I wouldn’t ask.…

November 16th, 2022

How to be a Help in Hard Holiday Times


This time of year, the sun shines less, and darkness covers us for longer periods of time. Warmth is…

November 10th, 2022

Celebrating the Holidays at Crossnore


The holiday season can be challenging for many of our children who are missing their biological families. Knowing that,…

April 14th, 2022

Focusing on Jesus


If you ask me to tell you about Easter when I was younger I would tell you all about…

December 16th, 2021

Present in our Communities


I miss standing around a tailgate on cold Christmas Eves with Hart men waiting for the heat of a…

April 1st, 2021

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Beyond Rejection, There is Hope


Like a lot of kids these days, when I was a teen (way back when), I longed to be…

May 7th, 2020

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Shout Out to our Cottage Moms!


Mother's Day can be a difficult time for many people. You can't acknowledge the beauty of a mother without…

December 20th, 2019

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Christmas at Crossnore


Our children not getting to be at home is always tough, but especially around Christmas time. We can't change…

December 11th, 2019

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A Lasting Impression


Growing up southern meant many things. In the summer it meant you grew tomatoes and green beans and collards.…

November 20th, 2019

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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes


We asked our staff to submit some of their favorite and best thanksgiving recipes, and we got a lot…

June 13th, 2019

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Shout Out to our Cottage Dads!


Father's Day, as you can imagine, can be a rough time for our kids. The beautiful thing, though, is…

December 9th, 2015

Edward Jones Hosts Christmas Party

Edward Jones Hosts Christmas Party


Do you remember the anticipation you had as a child at Christmas? Everything seemed brighter and more fun. You…