Happy Halloween!

Wishing you a spooky Halloween – hopefully full of more treats than tricks! For those with children hitting the candy hunt tonight, here are some quick safety tips: Use a buddy system or go as part of a group. Make sure that children, particularly small ones, aren’t carrying props that are sharp (like swords, canes, or sticks). Stay on sidewalks, use crosswalks, a...
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ICYMI: Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys – Trying to Keep Perspective

Not my circus, not my monkeys is often attributed as a Polish proverb.  I don’t know whether that is true or not, but I do know that I repeat that phrase in my head multiple times a day (especially on the hard days). When you are working with people in difficult and sensitive circumstances, it is very easy to fall into mirroring their emotions and getting caught up in their ...
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