Columbus Day & Weekday Events in Brooklyn & NYC: October 14th-17th – Parents Article

Hi everyone! I hope the weekend was fabulous and you are looking forward to another fun week here in NYC.Some of the events that are weekend only are happening this Monday since it is a holiday so if you are off head out and enjoy Honey & Harvest Weekend at New York Botanical Garden, Boo at the Zoo at Bronx Zoo, The Pout-Pout Fish at The New Victory Theater and check Columbus Day events like Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Brooklyn…

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Fostering Information Event | Sale, Manchester – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 8th October 2019 by Beth Owen Want to know more about fostering? Then why not pop down to our Sale fostering information event at The Square Shopping Centre in Sale on Friday 15th November 2019 for a chat and to meet the team! You will be able to talk to one of our Social Workers about becoming a Foster Carer; what the role entails and what support and training you will receive from us as an agency. You can also take…

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Short Video of One of the Most Moving Moments of the Year – Foster Parents Article

Without exaggeration, it was one of the most moving and meaningful things I’ve experienced in the past year.  It came in the opening moments of CAFO2019, as participants from across the US and around the world offered glimpses of the brokenness and beauty of their own stories in simple signboards – as a birthmother…an exhausted social worker…a former orphan…a single foster mom…human trafficking victim…foster siblings…and others. The video below captures it well, and I still find tears coming to my…

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Weekday Events in Brooklyn & NYC: June 3rd-6th – Parents Article

Hi everyone! I can not believe June is here! This week NYC public schools are off 2 days so there are extra events to enjoy. Take the kids and enjoy an Eid al-Fitr Family Fest at Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Chancellor’s Day in Prospect Park, Stomp, Clap & Sing with Vered and the Babes at Central Brooklyn Public Library, Hudson RiverKids: Bilingual Birdies in Hudson River Park, NYPL: A Summer Reading Kick-Off in Tompkins Square Park, Very Young People’s Concerts:…

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Weekend Events in Brooklyn & NYC: May 31st-June 2nd – Parents Article

Hi everyone! I can’t believe June is almost here and hope you are ready for a fun weekend in NYC. This weekend head out and enjoy Go Green! Brooklyn Festival in McCarren Park, City of Science 2019 in Washington Square Park, The Great Fish Count at various locations, Summer Reading Kickoff at Central Brooklyn Public Library, Red Hook Fest, Figment Festival on Roosevelt Island, Brooklyn Book Bodega in Ingersoll Community Center, Celebrate International Dinosaur Day at the Bronx Zoo, 4th…

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Pokemon Carnival at Sentosa with FREE Plushie! | The Wacky Duo – Parents Article

Pokemon Fever is heating up in Singapore. Other than Pokemon T Shirts, Pokemon Detective Pikachu Movie and even a life size moveable Detective Pikachu, Singapore will be having a Pokemon Carnival at Sentosa Cove from 15-30 June.  What to Expect This Pokemon Carnival has FREE admission. This means that there is going to be a large crowd. Here are 5 things to expect from this Carnival 1 Catch them all!See All 403 Pokemon from the Pokemon region of Alolan around…

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Memorial Day & Weekday Events in Brooklyn & NYC: May 27th-31st – Parents Article

Hi everyone! I hope you are enjoying the long weekend and looking forward to another fun week here in NYC. If you are in town for Memorial Day take the kids and enjoy DanceAfrica Portal and DanceAfrica 2019 Bazaar at BAM, the Brooklyn’s 152nd Memorial Day Parade, the Splashpad Opening at LeFrak Center at Lakeside and the Memorial Day Concert in Green-Wood Cemetery. This week parents can join us Thursday for a Freelance and Self-Employed Parent Support Meet-Up at Brooklyn…

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Fostering Meet & Greet | Foster Care Fortnight – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 21st May 2019 by Beth Owen FOSTER CARE FORTNIGHT EVENT Want to know more about fostering? Then why not pop down to our Fostering Meet & Greet event at Lorimer House in Sale on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 for a chat and to meet the team! You will be able to talk to one of our Social Workers about becoming a Foster Carer; what the role entails and what support and training you will receive from us as an agency. You can…

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Birthdays Was the Worst Days… – Single Mum, Parents Article

blazer & sequin mini-skirt: Express | blouse: Target Now we sip champagne when we thirsty. (#BigUpToBiggie) I celebrated my 35th birthday a couple weeks ago, and honestly, I’m still coming down off the high of the celebration. I felt the love at home when I woke up to the couch filled with purple balloons (my favorite color — details matter), a card from HEB, and Apple Air Pods. I felt the love at work when my co-workers decorated my office…

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Thank you! Our Celebration of Hope gala was a terrific success. – Foster Parents Article

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Tuesday at JCCA’s 2019 Celebration of Hope Gala! Our signature event raised more than $800,000 and we could not be more grateful to everyone who made this successful evening possible. Amid the glittering crystals of the famed Rainbow Room, more than 280 guests enjoyed the inspiring evening, hosted by WNYC’s Richard Hake. We were honored to present two legendary Trustees, Arthur Maslow and Leonard Elman, with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their years of dedicated service to JCCA.  This year’s…

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