A Star is Born: Birth of FAF Software

By Alex Morales [recollections by Alex Morales, former CEO of Children’s Bureau (1988- 2018) also based on interview with Sandy Sladen, June 2019.] We all know if we turned out great, it was often our parents, family and our community that played a vital supporting […]

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Top Benefits of Summer Camp For Children

Summer is here! For most of us, we look back on the seemingly endless, carefree summer days of our childhood with fondness and joy. However, now that we are parents, some of us may have mixed feelings about this season for our own kids. How […]

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How to Teach Your Child Appreciation

One of the struggles of parenting is feeling as if your kids are unappreciative. While some aspects of thankfulness come along with developmental milestones, there are things that we can do to help our kids better understand and express appreciation–and it’s beneficial for everyone! Those […]

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Gratitude Journals for Kids

While most everyone would say that the simple act of saying, “Thank you,” is both powerful and important, gratitude extends far beyond that–it is both an attitude and an action. Not only does thankfulness improve our relationships with others, but it also enhances empathy, builds […]

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All About Healthy Families America

Healthy Families America (HFA) is a home visitation program designed for parents facing challenges such as single parenthood, low income, childhood history of abuse and other adverse child experiences, and current or previous issues related to substance abuse, mental health issues, and/or domestic violence. HFA […]

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