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All the people we cannot see…

All the people we cannot see…

By Gloria Kat A month ago, we were approached by 9News to speak about the immigration problem in northern Colorado. Immigration would not be referred to as a "problem" if nonpartisan agreements existed to address the uncertain situation that many migrants and refugees...

Helping Us Grow: Mutual Benefits of Monthly Donation

Helping Us Grow: Mutual Benefits of Monthly Donation

Since 1995 The Family Center / La Familia has provided the community with high quality early childhood education and family support services. Children and families learn and connect with each other improving social skills, reducing social isolation, developing...

Winter Fun: Indoor Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

Winter Fun: Indoor Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

Planning birthday parties for young children can feel, while delightful, also overwhelming. This can feel especially true after all of the energy put into the holidays, in the dark chill of winter. That’s why we’ve come up with a treasure trove of winter-themed indoor...

Celebrating Growth and Community: A Year in Review

Celebrating Growth and Community: A Year in Review

At the end of another remarkable year, we are reflecting on some of the highlights from 2023. This year has been filled with achievements, strengthening our programs and our community. As we ring in the new year, we celebrate the growth and impact of the last year. ...

Holiday Safety Tips for Toddlers and Little Ones

Holiday Safety Tips for Toddlers and Little Ones

The holiday season holds a special place in our hearts - bringing warmth and joy through a packed calendar of cherished family traditions and vibrant festivities.  But let's be real: when it comes to celebrating with our little ones, it can also mean a bit of...

8 Tips for Managing Screen Time During the Holidays

8 Tips for Managing Screen Time During the Holidays

The holiday season is a wonderful time filled with joy, togetherness, and creating lasting memories with loved ones. However, with a lot for any parent to juggle, it can be difficult to find a balance for children to enjoy screen time and ensure they stay engaged with...

Mi Voz Programs Build Partnerships and Community Voice

Mi Voz Programs Build Partnerships and Community Voice

Recently, The Family Center/La Familia was honored that our Mi Voz programming was spotlighted in Kyle Clark’s 9News segment, Word of Thanks.  The work of Mi Voz speaks to the heart of our mission to support, educate, and uplift our community. Mi Voz expands...

Mi Voz’s Voice is heard on 9News!

As a comprehensive family resource center we understand the needs of the community from multiple angles and levels. We listen to what their needs are and we come together to close the gaps so that all those, regardless of age or background, feel safe, supported and...

UC Health Helps All Families Thrive

The Family Center-La Familia relies on the generous support and contributions of their generous sponsors to help their fundraising events be successful. UC Health is a premiere sponsor of their annual Fiesta Party. This healthcare organization stands out as a shining...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Northern Colorado

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Northern Colorado

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th each year to recognize and honor the rich contributions of Hispanic and Latinx individuals to our culture, history, and society. There are many ways you can celebrate this year right here in...

10 Reasons Early Childhood Education Benefits Us ALL

10 Reasons Early Childhood Education Benefits Us ALL

The cost of childcare in Larimer County is between $7,000 and $20,000 a year for one child. The US Department of Human Services recommends childcare costs should not exceed 7% of a family's budget. Early childhood education is more than just a necessity for working...

Building Back-to-School Routines for Young Children

As our fun summer days begin to wind down, it is time to start thinking about the school year and making plans to ensure that the transition from lazy summer days to full fall schedules goes as smoothly as possible. Establishing healthy routines is crucial for the...

Northern Colorado Playground Scavenger Hunt

If you’re a parent looking to engage your children in a fun outdoor adventure, Northern Colorado has an abundance of public playgrounds that are perfect for a playful scavenger hunt! Northern Colorado is bursting with family-friendly environments and open spaces for...

Kindergarten Readiness – Tips for Parents and Children!

Starting Kindergarten is an exciting time - for both children and parents! For children, it’s a chance to make new friends, learn new things, and to have fun! As a parent, you can play an important role in getting your child ready for this big step.  Here are some...

From The Heart: Unraveling Philanthropy’s Greek Roots

From The Heart: Unraveling Philanthropy’s Greek Roots

By Alayza Araujo The history of philanthropy began when humans lived in dark caves and had no knowledge, skills, or culture. Considering that they had very little to offer and were unable to help their own kind, the Greek god Zeus planned to destroy them. However, the...

10 free and low-cost indoor and outdoor summer activities with kids

10 free and low-cost indoor and outdoor summer activities with kids

Whether you’re looking for fun outdoor adventures or creative indoor exploration, we’ve got you covered. Get ready to discover a range of exciting options that will keep your little ones happily occupied throughout the summer while keeping your wallet happy too. Let’s...

7 Ways to Build Family Bonds and Cherished Memories

Create New Family Traditions to Build Bonds and Memories For many, the idea of “family” is central to our purpose and being. Family is the heart and soul of our lives. The traditions we cultivate within them can serve as the foundation for lasting connections and...

7 Tips for Gardening with Young Children

7 Tips for Gardening with Young Children

Gardening is a great way to teach young children ways to connect with nature, learn about the environment, and develop a life skill. Gardening with children can be rewarding for both parents and kids. Here are some tips for getting started:  Start with simple...

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