This Thanksgiving, we pause to appreciate the ambitious and motivated moms, dads, kids, and other family members we see turn their challenges into positive choices every day. You make us FamilyWise. #Gratitude ... See more
FamilyWise will be closed Thursday, November 22 & Friday, November 23, 2018. Normal programming will resume Saturday, November 24 and office hours will resume Monday, November 26.
Just in time for Thanksgiving! Check out this list of TV shows (for all different ages) that helps kids learn the value of being aware of and thankful for the good things in their lives -- and of taking the time to return kindness #parentingtips https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/tv-that-inspires-gratitude ... See more
Common Sense Media editors help you choose TV That Inspires Gratitude. Help kids learn the value of being aware of and thankful for the good things in their life -- and expressing that appreciation.
Like many things, the trauma of poverty all begins in childhood.This blog post discusses the landmark #ACES study that found childhood emotional development and experiences have a profound, formative impact on emotional and physical health and mortality as adults. Essentially, time doesn’t necessarily heal all wounds. 😥 Read more to understand this ground breaking study and how underlying trauma can impact so many risk factors in the children and families we serve. #trauma #ACES ... See more
Americans are stressed out. The American Psychological Association found that 75 percent of adults reported moderate to high levels of stress in the past month. Despite its prevalence in our lives, we often deny it or ignore its effects. But, what if stress is toxic? What if the consequences of stre... ... See more
We appreciate you to the MAX! With many worthy causes vying for attention, it's hard to rise above the fray on Give to the Max Day. That makes us especially grateful to those who chose FamilyWise. Thanks to your donations, we raised $2,754 to give teen parents and their kids a bright beginning. Thanks for choosing us! #MaxAftermath #GTMD18 #brightbeginning ... See more
The children of teen parents are more likely to live in poverty. Your gift to FamilyWise gives teen parents the ability to be the best parent they can be, affecting two generations at once. https://www.givemn.org/organization/Family-Wise #GTMD18 #BrightBeginnings ... See more
Happy Give to the Max Day Eve! As we shared recently, you needn't wait to donate: overachievers can be #earlygivers by scheduling their #GTMD18 gift right now. Tomorrow's fine, too! Either way your donation gives teen parents and their kids a bright beginning. >>> https://www.givemn.org/organization/Family-Wise ... See more
Poverty is both a cause and a consequence of teen pregnancy. More than 60% of young, unmarried mothers live in households that qualify as being in poverty. Being a teen mother also means having less access to educational programs, which ultimately affects their ability to provide later on in life. Read more alarming statistics about teen pregnancy and poverty below. ... See more
Big IssuesTeen Pregnancy and Poverty 24300 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Poverty is both a cause and a consequence of teen pregnancy. More than 60% of young, unmarried mothers live in households that qualify as being in poverty. 1 in 4 young mothers will go on a welfare benefit program within t... ... See more
Looking for fun activities this November? Check out this events guide from Family Fun Twin Cities. It gives a range of activity guides from free events to budget events.
It is our hope that you can use our Twin Cities November Family Events & Activities Guide page as a convenient way to find Free, Budget & Special Activities
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After a year of exploration and conversation, FamilyWise will merge with Minnesota Communities Caring for Children, effective July 1.