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MEGA Brain: Take a Walk on the Wild Side… Inside a Brain!

Ever wondered exactly how addiction and other diseases affect the brain? Now’s your chance to get a first hand look! 

Early County Family Connection’s GENRx project presents: MEGA Brain, the world’s first traveling, walk-through brain exhibit.  This larger-than-life, anatomically accurate, 20-foot long “brain” teaches visitors about the parts and processes of the brain including the effects of addiction, stroke, brain trauma, depression, disease and even features a clot retrieval device!  Visitors who step inside MEGA Brain are wowed as they wander through the interactive exhibit to learn how the brain works from the inside out. 

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Meet Melanie Spooner – Early County 3rd Grade Teacher and Mother of Two

Meet Melanie Spooner – 3rd grade teacher at Early County Elementary and married mom of two girls.  As a part of Early Choices’ continued efforts to support local parents in raising happy, confident kids, we are bringing you profiles of local parents and grandparents as well as inviting guest bloggers from across the country to write about their own experiences. 

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#MyStory Student Contest on Choosing Abstinence

Ready to win?  “Everyone Has a Story Inside.  Let Yours Out!” is a contest sponsored by Early Choices.  Middle and high school students can submit entries highlighting the empowering aspects of abstinence and/or the consequences of not abstaining, such as unintended pregnancy or an STD. The three formats for entries include a one-minute video, artwork such as a painting or drawing; or, a written story, 500-750 words. Entries can be submitted August 14th – September 14th and the winners will be announced on September 15th.

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Meet Robert Sosin – Author of Award-Winning Daddy Blog “So Sincerely”

Meet Robert Sosin.  Sosin is a visionary creative director living in New York City and raising two quirky and creative boys. He details his daily activities with them on social media under the hashtag #MorningFunManifesto and at his blog, “SoSincerely.com” As a part of Early Choices’ continued efforts to support local parents in raising happy, confident kids, we are bringing …

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Meet Sarah Holman – Early County Teacher and Mom of 3 Boys

Meet Sarah Holman, a 4th grade teacher and mother of 3 living in Early County.  As a part of Early Choices’ continued efforts to support local parents in raising happy, confident kids, we are bringing you profiles of local parents and grandparents as well as inviting guest bloggers from across the country to write about their own experiences.  Our goal? …

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Who Needs Parenting Advice?

Ok, who needs some parenting advice? If you said, “Not me!” – you’re probably not a parent. We could all use some help along the way in this journey called parenting – it’s not an easy gig. Every time you think you’ve mastered a phase…your kid moves on to the next (equally challenging) one. Whether you’re the parent of a special needs kid, multiples, a new born, high school kids or whatever your role may be – Early Choices would like to give you a hand.

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Meet Jacey Bagwell – Early County Single Mom

Meet Jacey Bagwell, a single mother living in Early County. As a part of Early Choices’ continued efforts to support local parents in raising happy, confident kids, we are bringing you profiles of local parents and grandparents as well as inviting guest bloggers from across the country to write about their own experiences.

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Facebook Live Events – Straight Talk for Parents

Parenting is hard enough…finding time to get a little advice can feel impossible! Early Choices’ new Facebook Live Series, Straight Talk for Parents, delivers just what you need. Short, informative classes, streamed live from Facebook during lunch. Eat, ask questions, learn – all from your phone, tablet or computer! BOOM. Ready to join us? Read more for a list of classes and times!