Category Archives: Family Activities

Ease the Back to School Transition

Authored by: Chris Bereshnyi, Family Therapist It’s that time of year that children dread, but parents love: back to school. Although it provides a break for parents, starting out the school year on the right foot is important. And like … Continue reading

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Turn Around Bright Eyes: There’s a Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun

Authored by: Liz Sollis, Salt Lake County Library On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will take place and the County Library is offering several programs and viewing parties to help maximize this incredible experience. Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Hug Your Kids Day

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor There are snuggly wuggly benefits for hugging our kiddos! Monday July 17th is recognized as Global Hug Your Kid Day!  Today, I am grateful to be a part of a global community that … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Share some good history reminders and fun facts about why we celebrate the 4th. Let’s make sure kids know why and see it as much more than a great outdoor BBQ … and of course we all love that too! There are a … Continue reading

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Supporting LGBTQ Youth at Salt Lake County Youth Services

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Rec Therapist Salt Lake County Youth Services strives to provide an affirmative experience for the youth and families that access our services, regardless of race, economic status, religion, documentation status, sexual orientation, or gender … Continue reading

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A REAL Dad!

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor If you ask my 6 year old son, he will tell you that his daddy can do ANYTHING! He will often report that his father is stronger than whomever he is talking to, … Continue reading

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Summer Fun in Magna and Kearns

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Coordinator For many kids, summer is two-and- a-half blissful months of sleeping late, watching endless hours of YouTube videos, and promptly forgetting months of their teachers’ hard work over the previous school year. It’s easy … Continue reading

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