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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Georgia was the first state to enact anti bullying legislation in May of 1999, following the tragic Columbine shooting in April 1999. Whether your child is the one being bullied or the one that is doing the bullying, the effects can be long-lasting and life-changing, so it is important to discuss this topic on a regular basis.Unfortunately, there are several types of bullying, including physical, social, verbal, and cyber bullying, which is becoming more common this year with a transitio …
Oct 6th 2020 Creactive Kids Team
FREE AT LAST, BUT STILL NOT EQUAL

FREE AT LAST, BUT STILL NOT EQUAL

As all should be aware by now, today marks the 155th Anniversary of the official end to slavery in the U.S. On this day in 1865, Union soldiers set foot in Galveston, Texas to inform the slaves that they were free.But let's take a step back further, two and a half years to January 1, 1863 when the Emancipation Proclamation became enacted, declaring "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."We can only imagine that for those slaves in Tex …
Jun 19th 2020 Creactive Kids Team
RACIAL DISTANCING: WORST FORM OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

RACIAL DISTANCING: WORST FORM OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

Long before anyone heard of social distancing, there was and still is racial distancing. This is a systemic, institutionalized pandemic in its own right that has lasted for generations.While social distancing has only recently been in practice for a matter of months, it is proven to be highly effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19 while protecting the physical and economical health of individuals and the nation as a whole from far worse consequences.In contrast, racial distancing has p …
Jun 5th 2020 Creactive Kids Team
Congratulation Class Of 2020

Congratulation Class Of 2020

Dear Esteemed Graduates, Congratulations! You made it! Although we're sure you could not wait for this day to come, we hope you've embraced the journey thus far! But your journey doesn't end here. In fact, you're just getting started on the next milestone! As you approach the next leg of your journey, you'll have many questions about your path, your goals and ultimately your future. You may feel there has never been a time filled with more uncertainty than today. You are starting the ne …
May 21st 2020 Creactive Kids Team
May Is Physical Fitness & Sports Awareness Month

May Is Physical Fitness & Sports Awareness Month

May is national physical fitness and sports awareness month, which seems appropriate since we, as a nation, have been dealing with being in isolation and practicing social distancing for months now. As hard as being at home in quarantine can be for adults, it is so much harder for children. Most children don’t understand what is going on and they look to us for guidance in stressful times. The last couple of months have been hard mentally and physically, so let’s take this …
Apr 30th 2020 Heather Waites - Founder, Bouquet of Hope