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Family Reunion Music Festival at Johnson Park on Saturday, June 24

RACINE COUNTY — The 12th Family Reunion Music Festival will take place on Saturday, June 24 at the Johnson Park Pavilion, 6200 Northwestern Ave., Racine, Wis. This free-admission music festival is organized to celebrate life, family and friendship, and to support three incredible community organizations. A saxophone performance delights folks at the 11th annual Family […]

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Summit Players Theatre performing Macbeth at Wisconsin State Parks beginning June 9

Wisconsin-based traveling theatre company Summit Players Theatre is returning to live, outdoor performance and will be performing Shakespeare’s Macbeth from June 9 to August 19 in 22 different Wisconsin State Parks. All performances will be free and preceded by a 45-minute educational workshop. The company will offer its workshop and performance at Richard Bong State […]

Posted inHealth, Local news

Childcare, school immunization requirements for 2023-24 updated by Wisconsin DHS

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has announced updates to its immunization requirements for children in childcare centers and schools. The new requirements include updated guidelines for meningitis and whooping cough immunizations, and documentation of previous chickenpox infection by a qualified medical professional. There are no changes to the existing exemptions for […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Parenting

Racine Public Health Department Hosts “Vaccinate before you Celebrate” for Kids

The City of Racine Health Department encourages adults to take their children to receive their COVID-19 vaccines before attending holiday events. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has recently been approved for children ages 5 to 11 years old. On Wednesday, November 24, there will be a special free vaccination clinic on the Lower Level of City […]

Posted inLife, The Purposeful Parent

The Purposeful Parent: Let Whatever You Don’t Want For Your Children Be A Non Issue

This delightful quote comes from best selling author and international speaker Esther Hicks, and it applies to adults as well as children. Let whatever you don’t want in life be a non-issue! How very liberating, right? So very simple and yet so very powerful! When we look at raising our children from this perspective parenting […]

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Purposeful Parent: Psychological Based Myth Busting For Parents #2

Today we present the 2nd myth in the series entitled ‘Psychologically based myth busting for parents!’ Myth #2— Punishment is necessary to make children behave. False. Punishment is quite simply ineffective and counter productive.  It can have life-long damaging effects and ironically is often responsible for promoting and creating the very behaviors we hope to avoid […]