8 Common Problems For Kids Going Back to School – And What to Do About Them

8 Common Problems For Kids Going Back to School – And What to Do About Them

by Lisa Davis, July 31, 2019

Every year brings new challenges for kids and teens. A kid who was successful last year might struggle in the coming months. Summers seem short, but a lot can change over three months. Kids grow, hormones kick in, and social dynamics change. As a parent, all you can do is … Continue reading

Filled under : Parenting
7 Surprising Items to Help the Homeless

7 Surprising Items to Help the Homeless

by Lisa Davis, July 10, 2019

Many people ask us how they can help members of the local homeless population. They want to help other homeless kids and teens but don’t know what items are needed. At Family Resources, we keep a list of items available that we collect for our hygiene kits. They contain standard … Continue reading

Filled under : Youth Homelessness
Thank You for Celebrating St. Pete Pride 2019

Thank You for Celebrating St. Pete Pride 2019

by Lisa Davis, June 28, 2019

This past weekend, Family Resources celebrated one of its favorite events of the year: PRIDE! What started as a somber march in New York to commemorate the Stonewall riots has evolved into thousands of global events, parades, festivals, and parties.  While events surrounding gay pride are fun and lighthearted, they … Continue reading

Filled under : Events , LGBT
7 Reasons to Read With Your Kids

7 Reasons to Read With Your Kids

by Lisa Davis, June 18, 2019

Do you like green eggs and ham? Have you fed the very hungry caterpillar? Is it time to say Goodnight Moon? Taking 20 minutes per day to read to your child might not seem like much, but this activity can have a significant impact on your kid’s life. There are … Continue reading

Filled under : Parenting
Free Summer Resources for Kids in Pinellas County

Free Summer Resources for Kids in Pinellas County

by Lisa Davis, June 4, 2019

For many students, school is more than just a place for learning. It is an opportunity to eat and a safe place to go during the day. This means that summer vacation kicks off a period of uncertainty for these students, who wonder where they will get food or what … Continue reading

Filled under : After-School Programs
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