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All Kentuckians are mandated reporters. If you believe a child is being abused or neglected, call the Child Protection Hotline.

1-877-KYSAFE1 or 1-877-597-2331

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Face It® Friday: You Can't Pour From An Empty Cup! Being a parent, caregiver or helping professional is not easy—it can feel as though we're constantly focused on the children. But are you taking the time to focus on yourself, too? We often dismiss even the most basic of tasks for ourselves. Self-care includes...

Face It® Friday: Easy Ways to Show Love! Parental love is important for the development of a child. When parents express their love, it makes the child feel safe and secure. Many of us focus on romantic love on Valentine's Day, but it's also a good time to think about the love we show...

Face It® Friday: The Importance of Routines Many of Kentucky's schools were back in session this week, which means we had to help our kids get back on their schedules. We each have a different style of parenting, and depending on who you are, setting and maintaining a routine for you...

Face It® Friday: It's okay for kids to say no to giving or receiving hugs or kisses from relatives and friends. During the holidays, and really any time of year, pediatricians recommend parents reconsider the age-old practice of forcing children to hug or kiss members of the extended family when visiting....

Face It® Friday: Indoor Family Fun for Cold Days! Although winter isn't officially here, it's definitely cold in most parts of Kentucky! In the coming weeks, schools will be out for winter break meaning most kids will be spending time at home with parents or caregivers. Keeping children occupied for an extended amount of...

By Elizabeth Seacat It’s Friday afternoon and you’re ready for the long, quiet, relaxing weekend ahead.  Okay, let’s be honest.  We are parents.  We are busy, tired parents who rarely have a quiet relaxing weekend.  My idea of quiet is midnight when I can finally put my feet up, but I...