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The Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Program at the City of Harrisburg – Department of Building and Housing Development offers assistance to low and moderate- income families, as well as Rental Property Owners, in making their homes lead-safe for children.
See the English or Spanish version of the application for eligibility details at https://cityofharrisburg.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/222169348

Fun had by all at the Splash Pad.

Most kids value success and achievement more than caring for others, according to Harvard's Making Caring Common project. Who is to blame? We are.

Are humans born kind?

We both assumed, as parents of young children, that kindness is just something our kids would pick up by osmosis, because we love them. It's a common assumption.

What do math, kindness, and self-regulation have in common? They're ingredients to raising an awesome kid.

Kellie Gillespie is in her early 40s. She lives in London. And until a couple of years ago, she was basically an ordinary person.

Ask Cookie Monster to demonstrate self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. The blue, furry monster we grew up with was pure id.

"There was a girl in my class who had on dirty clothes. The other kids laughed at her but I played with her during recess."

Anyone with kids in their life knows what it's like to be surprised by a tough question. It can come at any time, often when you least expect it: at breakfast, at bedtime or from the back seat.

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