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This October, the Kosair Charities Face It Movement is once again hosting a series of Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Prevention & Recognition Trainings (October 4-8, 2021) and bringing awareness to the critically important TEN-4 Bruising Rule.  Pediatric abusive head trauma (AHT), or shaken baby syndrome, is a severe form of child...

By Clarissa Mobley, Kentucky Youth Advocates    National Parents' Day is July 25. On this day (and all of the others) we recognize parents and caregivers and celebrate teamwork in raising kids. Parenting is hard work! It takes a LOT of time, energy, and loads of PATIENCE. Those who are raising and caring...

Blog written by: Clarissa Mobley - Kentucky Youth Advocates What do you think of when you hear the word kind? Do you think of a hug? A smile? A person? Merriam Webster defines kind as “of a sympathetic or helpful nature.” Face It wants to highlight a group of folks who...

Happy summer everyone! It’s me, the Tooth Fairy, and I have a few summertime requests. I really do love my job, but…here’s the thing: I don’t get a summer vacation. Or any vacation. Most magical beings who leave gifts have seasonal work and/or an entire workshop. (I’m looking at you,...

Summertime has finally arrived! Summers are ideal for spending quality time with family and friends, taking a relaxing vacation, and allowing your kids to take a break from the demands of school.  Summertime can also be a challenge for parents as they attempt to plan fun and enriching activities to...

I landed my first “real” job at 16 years old!!!  My best friend and I applied for the position of a dishwasher at a local eatery, and we were both hired! We were about to be co-workers! I was elated! My new employer was DeFazio’s Italian Restaurant which was about...