A Father’s Impact on Child Development

A Father's Impact on Child Development | Children's Bureau

Father’s Day is a time in which we recognize fathers and father figures and their contributions to their children, as well as society overall. There are tremendous advantages that are afforded to children who

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May is Mental Health Month

Do you know when is mental health month? In the United States, the month of May is a nationally recognized time to raise awareness of mental health conditions in our nation. So then, what

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Summer Soirée In the Land of Eternal Summer

In the land of eternal summer (also known as Southern California), we get to experience the warm, arid days and cool, refreshing nights of summer year round. As we’ve been reminiscing on the blast

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

This April in America, we take an annual observance to raise awareness of childhood abuse around the country and also — a promise to prevent it. Whether we’re donating our time as an advocate

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THE 16TH ANNUAL CARNIVAL AT THE PIER

The Angelic Auxiliary, a fundraising group for Children’s Bureau, hosted the 16th Annual Carnival at the Pier on Sunday, March 4th. At the iconic Pacific park on the Santa Monica Pier, over 700 children

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Importance of Good Nutrition for Young Children

In the United States, nearly one in every five children has obesity. Considering this percentage has tripled since the 1970’s, the importance of nutrition for children is at an all-time high. Although there is

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The Benefits of Foster Care

There are 64,000 foster children in California alone, 21,000 of those being in Los Angeles County. Of those children living with foster families, 500 are unable to return to their family and are waiting

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The Role of Family in Child Development

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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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