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Summer Newsletter
June, 2013

Summertime is here!  Children are excited to be out of school and ready for summer fun!  Often times, excitement soon turns to boredom once the newness has worn off.  Please check out a great checklist of 77 summer activities to keep children active and safe this summer created by parenting expert Stacy Molter.  

At CFGC, summertime is a busy time for plans, preparation and new projects. New this summer are FREE  groups for children that will begin in July. Details are below. 

Please take a few minutes to catch up with us!  Happy Summer! 

Brenda Hayward
Executive Director
Child & Family Guidance Center of Texoma
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Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids!    Stacy Molter
   Check out this awesome website for great     summertime activities plus hundreds of other   parenting tips and information.   


FREE Groups for Children this Summer at CFGC

Girl Power

A four session group for adolescent girls to learn and share about values, body image, peer pressure, and relationships. Join us as we strengthen self-esteem, foster resiliency, and inspire girls to become confident, self-reliant young women.


July 1, 8, 15, & 22    

10:30 a.m. - Noon     

Monday Mornings   

   Ages 8 and up

Registration deadline: June 26


Conflict Resolution for Kids 

This four session group has been designed to help kids better understand anger and violence toward others, so that they may make healthy and successful choices about their own behaviors. Bullying and bullying intervention strategies will be addressed. Through activities, art, and role play, participants will realize that they can develop practical strategies to manage any emotion.


July 29, August 1, 5, & 8       

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

  Friday Mornings         

Ages: 7 to 13 

Registration deadline: July 24


Limited class size. To register email Rebecca Houser at

love language
Mental Health Training for Local Providers - Earn 1.5 CEU's 
The Child & Family Guidance Center of Texoma proudly presents a FREE Training Seminar by staff therapist, LaVerne Barber, LPC.


Exploring the 5 Love Languages


When: Friday, June 21, 2013

 Time:  9:00 am - 10:30 am

Where: Child & Family Guidance Center 

804 E. Pecan Grove Road, Sherman, TX 75090

  Limited seating



 Please RSVP by June 12, 2013 to or                         call 903-893-7768. 



In The Five Love Languages book, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse's primary love language. LaVerne will present this relationship process and share how she uses it with her clients in counseling.                            


 Seeking Sponsors for Our 2nd Annual Starfish Benefit            Starfish no year
Please consider supporting our cause by becoming a sponsor of the 2013 Starfish Benefit scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd.   

This year's event is going to be spectacular!  You won't want to miss being apart of it!

Sponsors will be gratefully appreciated and acknowledged.  To become a sponsor go to

Happy Thought
There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.

                                                                                                  -- Celia Thaxter


Child & Family Guidance Center

 804 E. Pecan Grove Road 

Sherman, Texas 75090





We wish to extend sincere appreciation to every volunteer, donor, advocate, and referral and collaborative partner for your help and support. 


We could not do this vitally important work without you. 




CFGC Board of Directors & Staff




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