Tag Archives: Children


Still Struggling with Back-to-School Routines?

For many families, there’s a long list of to-dos for the fall and back-to-school season; from adjusting bed times to mastering the art of lunch packing, new routines are created and introduced. Despite good intentions, families can still struggle with these new transitions weeks after the start of school. According Continue reading →

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Volunteers of America Promotes Rob Stedman to VP of Services for Children & Families

Volunteers of America Upstate New York (VOA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Stedman to the position of Vice President of Services for Children & Families/Head Start Director. In his position, Stedman is responsible for the oversight of programming and services for more than 300 children and their Continue reading →

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September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area (NCADD-RA) is joining our national and international partners to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed Continue reading →