Kids First Appreciates Foster Parents – Meet The Levans

By February 15, 2018 0 Comments

Kids First is celebrating our superstar foster parents during Foster Parent Appreciation Week. Today, we are happy to share the story of Michelle and Jeff Levan. Michelle and Jeff Levan have been Fostering for almost 2 years, but have had several placements thus far. Michelle and Jeff have been pillars to their children’s success and…

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Celebrating Our Foster Parents – Meet the Coopers.

By February 13, 2018 0 Comments

During Foster Family Appreciation Week in Florida, Kids First is celebrating our wonderful and dedicated foster parents. Today, we would like you to meet Mary and Willie Cooper. Mary & Willie Cooper are veteran Foster Parents. They were first licensed in Duval County and have now been with us in Clay for over 10 years!…

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Celebrating Foster Family Appreciation Week at Kids First

By February 13, 2018 0 Comments

Meet Paula and Ben Ruffner, Foster Parents Feb. 12 is the start of Foster Family Appreciation Week in Florida and every day during the week we will recognize and appreciate one of our dedicated, caring and wonderful foster families here in Clay County. Today, we would like to introduce Paula and Ben Ruffner. Paula and…

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Third Annual Benefit Dinner Benefits Kids First & Clay Behavioral

By February 5, 2018 0 Comments

Dinner and Reverse Raffle Set For April 13 Orange Park, FL — The Third Annual “Community Event Unlike Any Other” is set for Friday, April 13, starting at 7 p.m. at The Hilltop Restaurant in Orange Park, FL. A limited number of 149 tickets will be sold for the event, which includes an entry into…

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Reverse Raffle is Back! Take A Chance to Win $5,000

By January 30, 2018 0 Comments

The Third Annual “Community Event Unlike Any Other” is set for Friday, April 13, starting at 7 p.m. at The Hilltop Restaurant in Orange Park, FL. A limited number of 149 tickets will be sold for the event, which includes an entry into the “Reverse Raffle” to win the Grand Prize of $5,000. All proceeds…

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Keeping colds away

By November 17, 2017 0 Comments

An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but keeping the common cold out of the house is a little tougher. As the weather gets cooler and kids (and adults) are inside more, it is easier to pass germs around. Before you know it, someone is sick. Preventing a cold You probably cannot completely…

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Baby Safety Month: The Dangers of Tip Overs

By September 2, 2017 0 Comments

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Are You A Helicopter Parent?

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments

You hear about them all the time – parents who hover around their children and micromanage them so much that they’ve earned the nickname “helicopter parent.” But is being involved in your child’s life a bad thing? Experts say there is a line that some parents cross that takes them from being caring and concerned…

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Preparing for a Vacation with Young Adults

By July 18, 2017 0 Comments

Traveling With Teens & Young Adults Planning a trip with your young adult children? Traveling with older kids can be the most fun you’ll have, as long as you do a few things in advance. A vacation with young adult children can be one of the most pleasurable trips you take, now that the kids…

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