The Role of Family in Child Development

Child playing

Humans rely heavily on learning for child development. Because we are not born knowing how to behave in society, we have to learn many of the behaviors from the environment around us growing up.

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Thanksgiving at Children’s Bureau

In the lobby of our Magnolia Place location stands our Thankful Tree, a seasonal children’s craft. Colorful leaves, each with a handwritten note of gratitude from our children and families, adorn the trunk and

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10 Benefits of Volunteering at a NonProfit

There is nothing quite as humbling and rewarding as seeing your hard work transform the lives of many. One way to accomplish this is through volunteering at non-profit organizations in your local community. By

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Our Stand Against Racism

There is not a more relevant time than now for Children’s Bureau of Southern California to make this declaration: Racism is detrimental to helping all children thrive in strong families and communities. We call upon

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Why Fatherhood Engagement Matters

When it comes to the growth and development of young children, fatherhood engagement is an incredibly important influencer. In fact, research has shown that children benefit directly from the involvement of a father figure

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The Importance of Reading to Your Children

Dad reading to his children

It’s undeniable that a child’s reading skills are important to their success in school, work, and life in general. And it is very possible to help ensure your child’s success by reading to them

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The Benefits of Adopting a Child

Little Girl

When it comes to adopting a child, it’s hard to put into words what you will gain from making this decision. Every parent is unique, and the benefits will vary from family to family.

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What You Need to Know About the Adoption Process

Parent Holds the Hand of a Small Child

If you are considering adoption, congratulations! You’ve made a wonderful decision and are about to embark on an exciting path. However, the adoption journey can prove a difficult one to navigate if you don’t

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Thanks to our partner, Soccerloco

soccerloco Players

A few weeks ago, the kids at the Children’s Bureau Preschool were blessed with a special present from one of our generous partners. soccerloco surprised the children with boxes full of soccer balls during

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Investing in the Early Years

With all the candidates who are hoping to become our next President, here is what I have heard, or more importantly, here is what I haven’t heard.  It is well understood that a successful

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5 Adoption Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

At Children’s Bureau we love to see individuals and organizations supporting the dream we are so passionate about. We believe that the future is in our youth and that every child deserves a happy,

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