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Warm Languages: Musings of a Millennial

Post by Tori Kissner, Family Support Specialist - Better Indy Babies/Healthy Families If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. –Nelson Mandela  As a proud member of the millennial generation, the news of former South [...]

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Give the Gift of Hope!

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are busy making lists of last minute ingredients we need to get for Thanksgiving dinner and preparing for the holidays. But imagine if instead of making a list of ingredients for your famous Thanksgiving pie, you were trying to find a way to buy the medicine for [...]

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BIBs and Healthy Families Promotes School Readiness

Post by Denise Kaspar Healthy Families America is a nationally recognized evidence-based home visiting program model designed to work with overburdened families who are at-risk for adverse childhood experiences, including child maltreatment. HealthNet’s Healthy Families program has been providing home-based family support services for approximately eighteen years.  Healthy Families America has a strong research base, [...]

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Take the Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Child?

Do you know your children? Really know them? As parents, we sometimes are so busy taking care of our children that we lose track of some of the details of their lives. Take 5 minutes and test yourself with this 16-question quiz recommended by our Better Indy Babies and Healthy Families staff. It will help [...]

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Shower The Little Ones With A Little Love This February!

Joanie realized as she was preparing for her baby shower this month that not all moms are as lucky as she is. That set off a February collection drive  that will have all her friends and co-workers donating stuff like diapers, bottles, and other things needed for an infant’s care. It’s all a part of [...]

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Thankful for Gifts from the Heart

The holidays come with donation drives everywhere! Each drive is different…Whether it is an office chili cook-off, a coat drive, or a collection of monetary donations, it is exciting to so many creative groups helping out others during the holiday season. The IU Health  Affinity groups had their own idea for a Holiday Helpings drive that, fortunately and gratefully, we [...]

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Car Seat Clinic helps Burmese in the Barrington Neighborhood

On July 19, 2012, Better Indy Babies/Healthy Families held a car seat clinic at the Barrington Health & Dental Center (BHC) to distribute much needed infant car seats to some of our Burmese families. Over the past couple years, BHC has seen an influx of Burmese patients and we are grateful to have Swhe Bualteng [...]

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Give a Care about Kids – A Behavioral Health’s Investment in Indianapolis’ Children

post by Laura Jay- Ballinger.  Click here to meet our entire staff blog team! The behavioral health department is invested in our community kiddos!  The therapists in each facility provide services for children as well as adults.  We are very fortunate to have Dr. Jim Jones, child psychologist, at PACC and the department is in [...]

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WE CARE ABOUT KIDS – The Mantra of our BIBs/Healthy Families Program

post written by Denise Kaspar, Director of BIBs/Healthy Families.  You can check out the rest of our blogging team here. The Better Indy Babies and Healthy Families’ mantra should be We Care About Kids. Over 1500 kids, both born and unborn,  hold a place in the hearts of the more than 50 home visitors and [...]

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OUR HEALTHNET.

post written by Benita Mullins.  Meet the rest of our staff blog team by clicking here! “Our” HealthNet is right! They have become such a big part of our lives, our families, and our community. HealthNet is growing and changing (for the better) in the most conventional ways but keeping with the same timeless values. [...]

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