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Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence?

Never. Under No Circumstances. October 4, 2017 The month of October is dedicated to calling awareness to domestic violence (DV). A single statistic highlights the need for this awareness.  On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape...

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Toddlers and TV
Toddlers and TV

September 21, 2017 Computers, tablets and smart phones provide shortcuts to fun and information- for adults! In regard to infants/toddlers, the scary statistics are in. Even the research has been researched. The very young perceive TV differently...

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Backpack Blessings
Backpack Blessings

September 8, 2017 September is here, bringing with it that back to school buzz. New pencils, new books, and new backpacks accompany many excited (or not so excited) students as they start a new year. It’s easy to forget that back to school...

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The Body War
The Body War

September 1, 2017 From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC When I was a kid the only horror movie I saw was the Body Snatchers and it scared me into not wanting to see another one.  Now a body snatching is happening to our young girls. ...

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Kobe Beef and Politics
Kobe Beef and Politics

August 13, 2017 Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC My brother-in-law is a pretty smart guy.  Recently we were talking about food when he mentioned Kobe beef.  He said that farmers in Japan who raise Kobe...

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Fake News
Fake News

July 30, 2017 Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC A wildfire of information  or misinformation is a few clicks away. A phrase we hear frequently in politics is “Fake News”.  It’s not just politics.  For...

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The Grudge Health Hazard
The Grudge Health Hazard

June 2, 2017 Every day offers us an opportunity to review, reassess, and realign. There’s a good reason to do it. Did you know that holding a grudge is hazardous to your health and is probably getting in your way? Dr. Fred Luskin (Director and...

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All Fun, No Fuss!
All Fun, No Fuss!

May 10, 2017 The slogan for the NCC Community Block Party Fundraiser certainly lived up to its billing! 160 people packed the Lagunitas Brewing Community Room in NE Portland to enjoy great beer, local wines, and fabulous food from three local...

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