Author Archives: Deborah Peel

About Deborah Peel

Writer, blogger, marketer, mother, lover of big trees and isolated mountain tops. I'm passionate about the pathway to success that First 5 Shasta is building for young children. Our grantees, partners, and caring community members all contribute to this critical early childhood investment. Together, we make the pathway strong!

Job Opening: Fiscal and Contract Analyst

First 5 Shasta; Full-time Application deadline: January 19, 2018 (5:00 pm) TO APPLY

North State Fatherhood Conference

January 20 at Tehama County Dept. of Education 8:30 am-2:00 pm Free; Details/Registration

On The Blog

“The job and the challenge for me is in how I deal with my past at the same time that I am part of creating what will be a past in my son’s life. As I review my life story, … Continue reading

Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids – Part 2

In Part 1 of Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids, the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) of Losing a Parent to Separation, Divorce or Another Reason was explained as a potential type of childhood trauma. It can impact a child’s learning potential … Continue reading

Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids – Part 1

Did you ever think of divorce as not just difficult, but something that may be traumatic for children? Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic things that happen to a child, things over which a child has no control. Losing a … Continue reading