My Sweet, Violent Bae

My Sweet, Violent Bae

WARNING: The content in this article contains descriptions of domestic violence and abuse, which may be triggering for some readers. Names have been changed for confidentiality. I was 14 when we started dating. He was 17. Dominic was his name.He was tall and confident. So nice and respectful

Healthy and Unhealthy Characteristics in Teen Dating Relationships

Healthy and Unhealthy Characteristics in Teen Dating Relationships

Violent teen dating relationships can start normal but can evolve into physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological aggression, or stalking. Many teens don’t report what’s going on because they want to protect the abuser, or they’re afraid to tell someone.Swipe through the signs below to learn what i

Oatmeal! Oh Yeah!

Oatmeal! Oh Yeah!

If oatmeal were a guy working a job, he’d be that stuffy accountant, lifelessly tapping away on a calculator.If oatmeal were at a party, he’d be that boring guy in the corner who only talks about things like folding laundry or cryptocurrency.If oatmeal were a musician, he’d always play second fiddle

28-Day Oatmeal Challenge

28-Day Oatmeal Challenge

February is heart health month. What better way to take care of your heart than to try the 28-Day Oatmeal Challenge. Oatmeal can lower your cholesterol and decrease your risk for heart attacks.Oatmeal no longer has to be boring! Download and print the calendar below for what you can top and mix into

Trafficking: Know The Signs

Trafficking: Know The Signs

Think human trafficking isn’t happening in our community? You may want to think again.The average age of entry into sex trafficking in the U.S. is 12-13 years old. Even for kids that young, the warning signs of human trafficking are hard to see. (View this Interactive) Please be on the lookout for h

Why Native Communities Are at-Risk for Human Trafficking

Why Native Communities Are at-Risk for Human Trafficking

Think human trafficking isn’t happening in our community? You may want to think again.Sex trafficking and labor trafficking. They’re happening in every corner of the country. And rural areas are no exception. In fact, perpetrators consider rural areas prime targets.Native communities are especially

How Did Our Ancestors Stay Warm?

How Did Our Ancestors Stay Warm?

How Did Our Ancestors Stay Warm?We’ve had some extreme winter weather so far. Record-breaking low temps across the country. Blizzards knocking out power … and taking lives. Storm systems plowing through large parts of the country. But in the middle of those frigid winter nights, have you ever though

How to Layer Winter Clothing

How to Layer Winter Clothing

It’s best to be able to add layers if you’re cold and shed layers if you warm up. You can always take off layers, but you can’t put more on if you didn’t bring them.Bulkier is not always better. Having a base, middle and outer layer is the best way for your body to respond to the cold, wind, and pre

100 Volunteering Ideas

100 Volunteering Ideas

Isn’t it about time you started something new? Have you considered volunteering?Volunteering is well worth the time, energy, and effort. And the benefits are enormous! You make a difference in your community, which completely changes your life.Download this list of volunteering ideas. You can print

The Benefits of Volunteering

The Benefits of Volunteering

It’s a new year. A new you. A time to start something new.Have you considered volunteering? It’s well worth the time, energy, and effort. And the benefits are enormous! You make a difference in your community, which completely changes your life.So if you’re on the fence about volunteering, here are