Volunteering your Time

Random acts of kindness can make a person’s day. Even if it is an hour out of your day helping out at your local food bank, helping serve food at Salvation Army, and more. Volunteering your time and energy is a HUGE act of kindness. Research has shown that doing good does you good. Altruism…

Bob and Sara: Making Divorce Work

Bob and Sara’s marriage didn’t work. But their divorce did. After almost 12 years of marriage, the couple attended a Helping Children Cope with Divorce seminar at Family & Children’s Services. Then, they began mediation. Notifying their 9-year-old son, Ben, and actually filing for divorce came later. Most divorcing couples don’t follow the same path…

Daniel, Maya and Ellie

Protracted, contentious divorce proceeding were taking a toll on Daniel’s* children. A judge recommended the family contact Family & Children’s Services for professional help. In therapy sessions, little Maya and Ellie voiced their worries, received reassurance and began to adjust to their new family dynamic. Daniel participated in several sessions with his children. He also…