Mercy Home’s resource center for parents, teens, and kids.

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5 Keys To Help Kids Avoid Violence

It’s hard for parents to know kids are receiving the right message about violence. We put together a list of ways you can help your child avoid violent behaviors.

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How Mercy Home Helps Kids with Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-school anxiety is common among children. At Mercy Home, we help prepare our kids to return to school in order to reduce some of this anxiety.

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Guest Post: How to Keep Kids Learning During the Summer

Keeping your kids learning through the summer doesn’t have to be difficult! Our guest blogger has put together a few ways to turn everyday tasks and activities into valuable learning opportunities.

Mercy Home makes mental health a priority

How Mercy Home Makes Mental Health A Priority

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls offers a variety of mental health resources to support the wellbeing of our young men and women.

5 Chicago Museums to visit

Five Museums to Visit in Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the top museums in the country. We’ve put together a list of five museums for parents to visit with their kids this summer.

Partnering with Your Child for School Success

Mercy Home has been providing educational solutions to kids since 1887. Take a look at these 5 ways to support your child’s success in school.

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Bridging the Reading Gap

In Honor of World Book Day, Mercy Home’s School Resources Coordinator showcases the importance of reading skills for our boys and girls.