What Parents Need To Know About Teens And Dating

By Kelly Olson The Village Family Service Center It seems like yesterday they were holding your hand across the street. Now your son or daughter is a teenager. They’re interested in dating, which you know can mean more than just holding someone else’s hand … It’s difficult to establish a “right” age for dating, as…
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A Love Story For Valentine’s Day

At The Village, we help families. Sometimes, we help create families through adoption. Each adoption is truly a love story: The love the birth mother shows to her child by creating a plan, the love the adoptive family has in welcoming their new child. So in honor of Valentine’s Day, here is a recent success…
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It’s Giving Hearts Day! Please Give To These Village Programs :-)

Three Village programs are taking part in Giving Hearts Day today: Nokomis Child Care Centers, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and First Step Recovery. You can give to any (or all! 🙂 of these programs by visiting GivingHeartsDay.org and searching for “Village.” See the screenshot below for more guidance, and thank you so much for supporting our work.…
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Please Give To These Three Village Programs On Giving Hearts Day!

Three Village programs are taking part in Giving Hearts Day (Feb. 9) this year: First Step Recovery, Nokomis Child Care Centers, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Please consider a gift to one (or all!) of them! Just go to GivingHeartsDay.org and search for “Village” on Feb. 9. Meanwhile, check out our Giving Hearts Day videos,…
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Unsatisfied In Your Marriage? These 14 Tips Could Help

Couples today may experience less satisfaction in their marriage as compared to their parents, research shows. One report indicated a 42 percent dip in satisfaction! One factor may be related to having kids later in life, and feeling more social pressure to provide the best of everything. However, some research shows that marital satisfaction declines for…
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