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10 Family-Friendly Adventures in Northern Colorado

10 Family-Friendly Adventures in Northern Colorado

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Fun with Young Kids Northern Colorado is a goldmine of activities that are perfect for families with young children - and the best part? Most of the fun that it has to offer is budget-friendly! Whether you’re looking to explore the great...

Tips for Early Childhood Mental Wellness

Tips for Early Childhood Mental Wellness

May brings spring flowers and warmth but also time to focus on mental health awareness. At The Family Center/La Familia, we value the importance of mental well-being, particularly during the formative years of childhood. This Mental Health Awareness Month we're...

BELONG Event – Celebrating Community Despite the Rain!

BELONG Event – Celebrating Community Despite the Rain!

The Family Center-La Familia (TFCLF) welcomed hundreds of community members, supporters, and sponsors to their annual Belong Fundraising Event, despite the rainy weather. Held as an open house, the event showcased the center’s commitment to strengthening families and...

A Letter from Our Director: CCAP Freeze Impact to Families

A Letter from Our Director: CCAP Freeze Impact to Families

I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to Christina Taylor for summarizing the state of childcare in our county. The data she included in her article published by BizWest is shocking and extremely concerning. When someone asks me what keeps you up at night?...

The Family Center’s ‘Top 7’ Wish List

The Family Center’s ‘Top 7’ Wish List

We recognize that often shopping for children is far more fun than simply donating financially. Sometimes knowing what is needed most is difficult to pinpoint. We spoke with our center staff to come up with a list of the most loved and most needed items for the...

Enfocate! workshop: Teaching mindfulness

Enfocate! workshop: Teaching mindfulness

We would like to recognize the amazing team of facilitators who offered the first ¡Enfocate! (Focus) workshop!  The workshop is based on the book LEARNING TO BREATHE, a Mindfulness curriculum for adolescents to cultivate emotional regulation, attention, and...

Empowering Parenting: Resources for Raising Young Children

Empowering Parenting: Resources for Raising Young Children

Parenthood can be quite an experience - there are moments full of pride and joy, often balanced with day-to-day challenges. It is a “learn as you go” job that is hard to prepare for. As parents, we must often look for guidance and support to navigate the complexities...

9 Cheap Roads Trip Items and Activities for Young Children

9 Cheap Roads Trip Items and Activities for Young Children

Spring Break is around the corner and before we know it it will be summer break too. With each break comes time for family memories to be made through road trips and travel adventures of all kinds. While these travels are a great way to bond with loved ones, with...

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...

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