How to Ease Your Child’s Back-to-School Anxiety

A new school year is upon us, which could mean a new routine, a new classroom or even a new school for some families. Your child might greet new people,

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Birthdays To Look Forward To

Birthdays are a big deal for kids — time to celebrate becoming another year older and enjoy being showered with attention. But for children who have been

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Taking Back Her Life: Georgia’s Story

Fourteen-year-old Georgia* loves all things art and anime. She hopes to become a fashion designer one day. But focusing on herself and her passions has

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Help In Time of Crisis: Margie’s Story

Margie’s retirement plans included buying an RV and traveling the country. But now she fears that won’t happen. “I’m 49 years old and I can’t work

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5 Tips for Staying Safe This Summer

Summer calls for adventure with lots of time spent in the great outdoors. But this season is also prime for accidents and other mishaps, many of which are

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Setting Our Youngest Students Up for Success

What a difference a year makes. At the beginning of the school year, William* was struggling in the pre-K class at Upbring Karam Center Head Start. Though

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Next Stop: A Bright Future

On May 21, Lillian strode proudly across the stage at Texas A&M University-San Antonio to accept her diploma — and with it, her bachelor’s degree in

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Finding Meaning in the Mission: Part 2

Recently, we profiled three people who have found fulfilling careers with Upbring. Their stories illustrate the many ways people can contribute to our

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8 Tips for Welcoming a Child into Your Foster Home

So, you’re about to become a foster parent! Thank you for opening your heart and your home to a child who needs it. By now your house or apartment has

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Finding Meaning in the Mission

At Upbring, we like to say our greatest asset is our people. Upbring Warriors, as they’re called, are changemakers determined to break the cycle of abuse

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