The importance of talking about it

The importance of talking about it

In our work with Trouble the Dog, he is used as a coping mechanism — a best friend who is always there with a soft ear into which children can safely whisper their troubles and concerns. In a recent Newsweek article, Britain’s Prince Harry speaks about the...
Kids need a coping mechanism

Kids need a coping mechanism

The story that went viral this week about the three-year-old daughter of Michigan mom Stacy Feeley practicing a lockdown drill by standing on a toilet drives home just how stressed children are today. Burdened with fears that should never have to enter their minds,...
The crying need for Trouble

The crying need for Trouble

May is National Foster Care Month and the statistics are staggering. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, on September 30, 2014, there were an estimated 415,129 children in foster care. It’s probably safe to assume these numbers have continued...