Building Resilience in Children: Contributing to the family and the community

“Building Resilience in Children and Teens"

Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP Contribution isn’t only about good deeds and noble actions. Children also need to know that they can contribute ideas that will be taken seriously and respected. When adults invite children’s suggestions and opinions, especially about matters that concern them, we increase their sense of control, which in turn […]

Building Resilience: Crafting your child’s character

McClatchy-Tribune Don’t spoil your children. How we’d love to give our children everything they want_they’re so darned cute! But adults who expect everything instantly and on their terms, who feel that they’re entitled to anything they desire, are not so cute _ may I say detestable? Here are some thoughts to consider. — Don’t worry […]

Mesalands offers new courses

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Russell Anglin Dean of Student Services Aaron Kennedy addressed a crowd of 15 new Mesalands Community College students Wednesday afternoon. He emphasized to the group, which included teenagers, young adults and middle-aged students, the importance of turning work in on time. “This is for community colleges, four-year colleges, graduate schools,” Kennedy said. “Know when your […]

Community Notes: Forrest Community reunion, Special Lodgers Tax Advisory meeting set for Friday

Forest Community Reunion set for July 5The Forrest Community Reunion will be at 10:30 a.m. on July 5 at the Forrest Community Center. The lunch fee is $8.50 for adults and $5 for children. Checks should be made payable to the Forrest Community Center, and mailed to Mary Sours, 4016 QR AI, McAlister, NM 88427 […]

Teens weigh in on downtown redevelopment

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun If Tucumcari teens had their way, the city’s downtown would see a return of the Big Dipper ice cream shop, a venue for teen and family music and activities, sidewalks of brick pavers, more shops and businesses that would also offer more jobs, and perhaps, even a skating rink […]

April 1952

More than 500 children and adults attended the opening of the Women’s Club “Youth Center,”

02-23-2008: Calendar

Today: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Enchilada Dinner, Center Street United Methodist Church, 406 E. Center St. Adults: $7, children: $3. Call 461-2661. Today: 2 p.m., Republican Party Pre-Primary Convention, Pow Wow Restaurant, 802 W. Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari. Call 403-8101 or 461-3460. Today: 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme […]

Border security tightens

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Those quick trips across the border to Mexico and Canada will soon come with new requirements for travelers. As of Thursday, all travelers 19 and older crossing U.S. borders by land or sea from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean must show a government-issued I.D. card, such as a […]

Almost prime time for splash in city’s new pool

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It’s pool time – almost. With its new pump, diving boards, tile, lights kiddie pool and resurfacing Tucumcari’s city pool is nearly ready for opening day. Hopefully, it will be next week, said Scott Simpson, city recreation director. “The first day will be a free day,” said Simpson. The […]

Upcoming community events

Free conference offers help for caregivers The Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging is hosting a “Giving Care to Caregiver’s” Conference in Albuquerque on May 1-2. This is a free conference for full-time and part-time caregivers where they can learn about additional resources and have a little time to re-charge. Keynote speakers are coming from Texas […]