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Pain, But No Regrets: A Father Remembers His Adopted Son

February 23, 2015

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We are happy to share with you this lovely story of Bill Jones, a dear friend and supporter of Sunny Hills Services. The text of the story is pasted below from NPR’s website. In the 1960s in California, the state wanted children to be adopted into two-parent homes. But officials were having trouble placing hundreds of children, […]

Learn the Signs: Identifying Childhood Mental Health Disorders

September 10, 2013

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If you take a look inside any of your local K-12 classrooms, it’s extremely likely that you’ll see a student who is suffering from a mental health disorder sitting amongst his or her peers. That’s because 1 out of 5 children ages 3 to 17 in the United States experience a mental health disorder in […]

California’s Grandparents Are Changing the Look and Feel of Parenthood

February 19, 2013

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If you stop by any California schoolyard you’ll notice that a good number of the people there to greet children appear to be beyond parenting age – in fact many look old enough to be grandparents. That’s because indeed, many of them are. While the definition of “parent” is open to interpretation and families come […]