Community Service for Families

Benefits of Community Service for Families Community service is one of the best ways to teach your child the value of empathy. Not only does volunteering show kids compassion and selflessness, but it can also teach them a variety of life skills as well. Although […]

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The Importance of a Community for Teenagers

For parents, the teenage years can be rough. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. While it may seem like it takes a village to raise a child, many forget that it also takes a community to raise a teenager. The importance of a […]

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Making Cents Out of Dollars with Jessica at Union Bank

As a community banker for 15 years, Jessica Vielmas educates families about their finances in a safe, nonjudgmental setting at the Union Bank kiosk inside Children’s Bureau’s Magnolia Place Family Resource Center. There, families can get any of their money questions answered, from what a […]

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Showing Kids Care and Compassion This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a special time of year, not just for couples and loved ones, but for families with children too. Valentine’s Day offers an excellent teaching moment for parents to share with their kids the importance of being loving, kind people, and to teach […]

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Teaching Your Child the Value of Money

Money matters, and even more so when we have kids. Not only do we want our own household to be financially stable, but it is important to ensure that our kids know how to manage money for themselves (both now and in the future). Teaching […]

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