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Mentoring and Mother’s Day

This year, Hour Children, Inc., a nonprofit in Long Island City, New York, ran a series of videos that were heartfelt letters from children challenged by parental incarceration to their mothers in prison. They plan to run a similar series on … Continue reading

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How to Support Your “Tested” Mentee

Do you know how your mentee is feeling about the upcoming STAAR tests? A mentor is a friend and a guide. A mentor may not be the person to teach a mentee the skills for the test, but you can help … Continue reading

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Why Does My Mentee Act That Way?

Insights Into Why Children of Incarcerated Parents May Act Out… Seedling mentors serve as positive adult role models for children whose parents are incarcerated. And, while Seedling mentors are not mental health counselors, it is helpful to know and understand … Continue reading

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Our Mentors Have Their Say!

We gathered a group of Seedling mentors together recently, and asked them just a couple of questions. “What do you love about mentoring?” “What would you tell someone who is considering being a mentor?” SaulPaul, “Musician with a Message,” up and … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Spring Mentoring

Three weeks in April and four in May; there are only seven more visiting opportunities before the school year concludes, and your communication with your mentee takes a summer break. Here are some tips to help you end the year strong! Continue reading

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