Posts Tagged family

President Obama Proclaims November as National Adoption Month

Presidential Proclamation –National Adoption Month, 2014 NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Every year, adoptive parents welcome tens of thousands of children and teenagers into supportive and loving families. These mothers and fathers provide their sons and daughters with the […]

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Abilities Are Uncovered at Camp Horizon

For years, hundreds of participants have flocked to Camp Horizon where children and young adults with disabilities can enjoy the good times that summer camp brings: non-stop fun, ample sunshine, and countless friends. The caring and supportive staff focuses on a curriculum tailored to meet the individual needs […]

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From Foster to Family: The Cabrera Family

From Foster to Family: The Cabrera Family Family is important. Keeping your family together, vital. At least that how Jose and Gloria Cabrera of Newport News feel. High school sweethearts in their 35th year of marriage, throughout their journey together they have opened their hearts and their […]

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5 Things Foster Care Has Taught Me

5 Things Foster Care Has Taught Me (re-posted from original post on KidHero earlier this month) by Jill Ng Foster care is hard. If you’ve ever thought about becoming a foster parent, it is important that you understand it will not be a simple journey. But my […]

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Creating Common Ground–New Mediation Services Puts Kids First

The Up Center is helping to strengthen families through its newly acquired Mediation Services program from the Virginia Conflict Resolution Center. Mediation helps parents focus on what is best for their children and empowers them to resolve disputes over issues such as custody and visitation on their […]

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