In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks involved with Halloween activities, finding ways to keep some of our holiday traditions can help us and our children maintain a sense of normality. Parents can still create fun memories for their children and you can find some ideas to do just that in our October 2020 Family Resources Newsletter. Click to learn more!
Back to school is a time of anticipation and excitement for students and parents, but this year has created new challenges and expectations for our children. For tips that can help you and your child transition smoothly and ensure a successful academic year, check out our September 2020 Family Resources Newsletter
Our world can be scary at times with disturbing news about people harming others, such as acts of racism and other forms of bias. It’s hard to know how to explain such events to young children, or how much to share. Discover age-appropriate ways to talk and educate children on cultural sensitivity and other important topics in the August issue of our Family Resources Newsletter.
Because schools are closed due to COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to their pick up meals from school. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT.
As parents and caregivers, the choices we make will usually influence and affect our children. Setting financial goals and teaching children about money early in life will help them develop a strong foundation for healthy financial habits in the future.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and for many, it’s also the most stressful – especially when we put pressure on ourselves and try to fulfill the wishes of others. I put together some tips and resources to help you deal with less holiday stress and more fun.
As parents, we sometimes have many questions about our child’s development. Are they on track for their age? What happens if my child is not developing on schedule? Where do I go for help? Knowing the skills that your child should be able to do at different ages and stages will help you know if your child is on track developmentally. I’ve put together parent-friendly resources to help track your child’s milestones and tips on what to do if you have concerns.
It’s back to school time! A new school year can be a time of excitement and a time of stress for both parents and children. As parents, we want our children to do well in school. Here are some tips to help you in the process:
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