Monies For Rhode Island Families
People in Rhode Island who have children could receive payments. This aid would help families complete back-to-school readiness plans. And help them cope with rising living costs caused by inflation. The program does have criteria for recipients to meet.
Sonoma County guaranteed income program is giving $12,000 to select families
Sonoma County has announced the launch of a new two-year program that will give 305 low-income families a total of $12,000 in guaranteed income. Families will receive the “no strings attached” money in payments of $500 each month over 24 months.
A Street Festival Was Held on Kensington Avenue in Salt Lake City
Booths at the Street Fair(Image is author's) Kensington Avenue between State Street and Main Street was closed on Saturday, August 27, for a street festival which many Salt Lake City residents attended for fun, entertainment, food, and information. There were various craft booths as well as a booth from the Salt Lake City Mayor's office. People were on hand manning the booths to provide information or items to sell.
Struggling New York Families To Get Back-To-School Help
New York is taking steps to help locals with financial pressures. The state set aside millions to provide extra funding for a food aid program. Now, the state plans to put money towards helping families with children.
Arizona Families Will Get Payments Per Month
Families are struggling to meet their needs because of inflation. The state has stepped in to help. This time the aid will come from Arizona and go to Phoenix households. The program has a closed focus group. And the eligible families got picked by random selection.
Q&A With Wisconsin Children's Book Author - Nan Evenson
Nan Evenson and her children's book Good Night (Not Really)BookBuzz. (This post includes affiliate links if you purchase anything through these affiliated links, the author may earn a commission.)
16 States Are Giving Residents Major Tax Rebates to Battle Inflation
16 U.S. states are giving residents major tax refunds and stimulus checks to battle inflation as prices on everything from gasoline to groceries continue to rise. Congress recently passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 along party lines -- Republicans unanimously opposed the bill -- but none of the purported benefits of this new legislation have taken effect yet, meaning that Americans from coast to coast are still feeling the blistering effect of rising costs.
Program gives California schoolchildren free meals, here’s what parents need to know
Finally, some good news for California parents facing high food costs. The California Department of Education has announced that California will become the first state in the nation to offer all public school students free meals each school day.
Stimulus Money Available To Help Homeless And At-Risk Veterans
States have several inflation relief measures underway. But the focus is on families and tax-paying low-income earners. These requirements exclude other minority groups who face hardship because of rising prices.
Colorado Starts Offering Child Tax Credit to Families in January 2023
Citizens with kids under six years stand a chance to get a child tax credit. This credit is a federal tax credit. The state explains it as the following. "The advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) is a CTC pre-payment available when you file your federal taxes." (source)
School Shootings and In-home Violence
Opinion piece: This is something that has not been discussed enough. I wish that the world was united and peaceful and the true goal was to be truthful and lend a hand to everyone and anyone. What it seems like is anything but peaceful out in the cold, cruel world. I know what it’s like I’m the product of in-home violence which people usually call Domestic Violence. Saying in-home violence makes it all the scarier to me. Read on. It isn’t pretty.
How hard we parents try to make our children’s world better than ours. Disclaimer: This article discusses my views, observations, and opinions about parenthood. Caution should be used in mimicking the style of parenting discussed here. What works for me and my wife may not work for you.
Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City
Angel Garden Sign at Primary Children's Hospital(Image is author's) Known for many years as Primary Children's Hospital, the Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital (PCH) is a famous place in Salt Lake City where angel children are treated with angel medical staff members. It may seem that angels are watching over the children as well.
Murphy Administration Announces Pilot Program to Assist Children and Families Affected by Addiction
New “Child Trauma Response Initiative” to be Implemented in Cumberland, Monmouth, and Union Counties Will Be Financed with Opioid Settlement Funds. Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, Department of Children and Families Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer, and Department of Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced the launch of a new pilot program to train law enforcement officers and community stakeholders on how to recognize and interact with children and families affected by addiction and connect them with systems of care.
Denver considers spending $3 million to strengthen families
(Denver, Colo.) Denver will consider awarding several contracts Wednesday totaling more than $3 million to non-profits that strengthen families. The City Council will discuss the contracts at the Public Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee meeting. The money will pay for case management, employment skills, payments to parents and guardians and educational skills.
The Babysitting Debacle
You might be a new parent, and though you love spending time with your child, you might also have to go to work. However, you might be very picky about who you allow to babysit your child, and this might make it more difficult to find someone that is willing to do this on a consistent basis. So, what do you do if you have to find a babysitter that you are comfortable with? How do you approach this type of situation? Though the answers to these questions might be different for everyone, here are a few suggestions.