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Connections: Relationships Rule in a New Manual for Early Childhood Professionals

Connections: A Relationship-Based Phase Model is a just-published manual for early childhood professionals—those who run preschools, Head Start programs and other activities for pre-schoolers  ...

What's Everyone Buzzing About? Firefly Day Camp, of Course!

Camp Firefly Camp for Children with Social Disorders
By  Michael Dubin, JCFS Senior Firefly Day Camp Counselor   For parents who have a child who has difficulty socializing, summer break can be a stressful time. Finding a summer program with...

It's Not Just a Piece of Yarn

Camp Firefly Yarn Game
Personal reflections from Ali Katz, Camp Firefly Counselor   Last night I was hanging out with a couple of my friends, as I usually do on weeknights in college. It was getting kind of late so I...

The NFL and Shedding a Light on Domestic Violence

NFL Football Domestic Violence
By Amy Rubin, Senior Director of Community Services   I love football.  I look forward to relaxing Sunday fall afternoons, to settling down on the couch in front of the television with a...

The 12 Steps of the Days of Awe

Rabbi Joe Ozarowski
By Rabbi Joe Ozarowski, Chaplain, Jewish Healing Network of Chicago   People actively working a Recovery Program already know the worth and power of the well-known 12 Steps.  But I have...