By Kaitlyn Trotter A couple of weeks ago I came across a picture of my 4th grade basketball team. It was a (supposedly) co-ed team, although I was the only girl, surrounded by eight boys much shorter than I was….Read More
The staff at Hillsides work hard to make eating healthy and fun for the children in residence. Here, staffer Adrian Solorio imagines a tongue-in-cheek conversation with kale to make this unsung vegetable more accessible and appealing to kids (and maybe…Read More
At Hillsides, recreation is more than just an activity to pass the time. Recreation staff work with our residential treatment team to integrate each child’s treatment goals while working with them in the afternoon. Teaching children about healthy food choices,…Read More
By Steven Cole The idea of stretching to warm up before exercising is a well-ingrained notion in the minds of the general population. We are introduced to this concept at a very young age when we take our first physical…Read More
By Kaitlyn Trotter When I was in high school, an administrator came into the classroom and asked to speak with me outside. I panicked, wondering what I had done to deserve this kind of unwanted attention. I walked outside, bracing…Read More
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