1. Redefining a “Normal” Summer

    Summer is often painted in this picture of running through the sprinkler, going to the pool, camping out underneath the stars, going to camp, and everything in between. This is thought of as the typical summer, but the truth is far from the idyllic image we know and love. Our children’s shelter sees so many wonderful kids come through our doors. We are familiar with much of the experiences they …Read More

  2. Teaching Children in Foster Care

    There is practically no greater challenge than being a teacher. Being responsible for the physical and emotional well-being, as well as the academic and overall growth, for anywhere between 25 and 100 students is an unbelievable feat. This in itself is quite the balancing act, but when you have students whose needs and safety are compromised outside of school, things can get all the more challengi…Read More