Josh Shipp was a foster kid, class clown, a rebel without a clue, and a trouble maker. He was written off, kicked out, and every adult’s worst nightmare. Until one caring adult changed everything.
Josh’s story is powerful and demonstrates the difference that one person can make. Anyone can make a difference, whether it be through fostering, mentoring, joining a helping profession, teaching, or just being there for a child.
“The difference between a statistic and a success story is you.”
Applies to father too, of course: "As Duckworth explains, mothers can model grit every day by persevering in the face of challenging parenting moments, but we can also instill grit in our children, even very young kids, by encouraging them not to give up. It is so easy to tie a child's shoes for them when we're running late, but if we take a moment to stop and let them work through that challenge on their own we are being gritty and encouraging it." ... See MoreSee Less
When offering a hug or verbal reassurance to calm your child, you are not automatically reinforcing their behavior. You are actually helping them calm down so that they can hear you better. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Kalispell team had a great time on Sunday spreading suicide awareness at the Out of the Darkness Walk! ... See MoreSee Less