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The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/29/14: How growing up in Cherry Tree Crossing impacts your values!

Thursday 5/29/14…Growing up in a place like Cherry Tree Crossing impacts your values. The Kennedy Golden Children are all excellent students, healthy, and well adjusted, yet their views on some...

May 29, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/28/14: Three teenagers say their experience at Cherry Tree Crossing was great with few exceptions.

Wednesday 5/28/14…Herman, Corey and Ashley are teenagers. They grew up in Cherry Tree Crossing with their mom, dad, and three younger siblings. Their memories of their childhood are idyllic, but for...

May 28, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/22/14: Teresa Bowman speaks her mind on the staff that ran Cherry Tree Crossing.

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree.  Teresa Bowman is 69 years old.  She’s a native of Brooklyn New York...

May 17, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/16/14: Why Katie Robinson was named everybody's "Grandma" in Cherry Tree!

Friday, May 16th, it’s the story of Katie Robinson, everybody's "Grandma". She's 98 years old and moved to Cherry Tree after the death of some family members made it too painful to stay in the house...

May 12, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the...

May 12, 2014

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/13/14: Ebony Holmes became a Mother during High School, hear how she beat the odds in The Projects! (Part 1 of 2)

When Ebony Holmes had her first and second child while still in High School, many people around her assumed she would become that stereotypical barefoot pregnant girl in The Projects. However, Ebony...

May 12, 2014

Five Party Ideas to Celebrate New Year’s With the Family

This very happy “Happy New Year!” card from Sesame Workshop got me thinking. Why not have a Happy New Year party that my kid can enjoy, too? At only five years old, time has little meaning outside...

December 27, 2013

Flu Vaccine May Prevent Heart Attack

Flu season is here. I hope you’ve been vaccinated. A new study in the journal Heart suggests another reason to make sure you have been. Flu vaccination may help prevent heart attacks. In a study...

September 27, 2013

ADHD Update

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder. It used to be called ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder, but ADHD is preferred because it is more inclusive of primary features of this...

September 13, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: How to Clean a Pacifier

Babies love pacies, but they often end up anywhere but their little mouths. Like the floor, the lawn, the dog. Consider rinsing a fallen pacie in your own mouth before giving it back to your baby....

September 11, 2013

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