Families are the biggest providers of care, yet carers can
find themselves cut out of decision-making and bounced between
different bureaucracies Caring is a fact of life. Whether a partner
falls ill, or a parent needs support as they grow older, or a child
is born with a disability – it will affect us all at some point. At
times like these, families pull together to support each other. But
Families in Dennis, Yarmouth, Harwich or Brewster could have
the experience of a lifetime over the 2013-2014 school year. “I
have already placed two Italian students, Cristina and Federico, at
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School for next year,” says Victoria
Martin, an international exchange coordinator for EF Foundation for
Foreign Study, a nonprofit based in Cambridge. Martin will host one
ANN ARBOR — Safe Kids Huron Valley is partnering with
Vineyard Children’s Center to hold a Safe Kids Day on May 18 for
parents and caregivers that will feature door prizes and
information on ways they can keep their children safe at home, at
play, or when they are on their way, such as traveling in a
By Trevor Stokes NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past
research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the
speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the
fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for
decades whether lowering a sick child's fever helps the recovery
process or interferes with the body's ability to fight the
infection. Some ...
BATON ROUGE - As part of Foster Care Awareness Month, as
proclaimed by Governor Bobby Jindal for May, the Department of
Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on
recruiting new foster families. The effort is part of the Faith in
Families initiative, which seeks to identify and encourage
potential foster families and promote adoption of foster children.
As of April 30, 1,944 ...
The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family
Therapy Education has accredited Capella University’s Marriage and
Family Counseling/Therapy program. The 5-year accreditation,
awarded without stipulations, is the longest period of
accreditation granted to newly accredited programs.
COSTA MESA, Calif., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Films
for Kids, an OC based start up non-profit, is starting a
Kickstarter Campaign to raise $20000 to jump start its pilot year.
Films for Kids ...
Part of the thrill of going on vacation in the summertime is
lying out by the pool and enjoying the warm weather with a good
book. Sure, a few harmless squirrels may wander nearby or maybe
some pesky birds may drop in looking for food, but imagine how
shocking it would be if something much [...]
The Detroit Institute for Children needs your help - not in
dollars, but in votes! Through May 30, you can vote daily for the
organization in the Art Van Million Dollar Charity Challenge Bonus
Challenge. The top three charities with the most votes will
win grants of $25,000, $15,000 or $10,000.
The three Cleveland women held captive by suspect Ariel
Castro have become icons of strength and courage. Kidnapped in
their youth and held for a decade, the young women are now free and
recuperating from their trauma.
Up to 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from
a mental disorder, and the number of kids diagnosed with one has
been rising for more than a decade, according to a report released
on Thursday by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and
Family businesses in the Middle East have performed well over
the last year with 83 percent reporting growth in sales in the past
year, a high in comparison to the 65 percent recorded
globally.Working toward their ambitious growth targets, 23 percent
of the family businesses in the region said that they are aiming to
grow aggressively and quickly over the next five years, says the
Mental illness in children costs $247 billion annually, a
figure on the rise along with the number of kids hospitalized for
mood disorders, substance abuse and other psychiatric disorders,
according to a U.S. report.
By Atossa Araxia Abrahamian NEW YORK (Reuters) - Up to 20
percent of children in the United States suffer from a mental
disorder, and the number of kids diagnosed with one has been rising
for more than a decade, according to a report released on Thursday
by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In the
agency's first-ever study of mental disorders among children aged 3
to 17 ...
NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-to-Family,
Inc. ( www.family-to-family.org ), a national hunger and poverty
relief organization that links donors one-to-one with struggling
American families, ...
Life is good®, the Boston-based lifestyle brand committed to
spreading the power of optimism and helping kids in need, today
announced YO GABBA GABBA! will headline the kids’ lineup at the
2013 Life is good Festival on Sept.
Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place
where who you know — and who you're related to — matters more than
most. But the family drama shaping up around the next governor's
race adds ...
PROVO, Utah, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint , the
largest home automation services company in North America,
continues to support those serving in the military by recognizing
Armed Forces Day, Saturday, ...
During the school year, kids focus on the fundamentals of
reading, writing and arithmetic. Make summer a time to explore
their interests. Plan trips and activities that keep them learning
and enjoying ...
The battle cry of all kids from June to August: “Mom! I’m
boooorred .” No matter how excited your kids are on the last day of
school, that joy will soon turn into boredom and they’ll be looking
to you ...