Family Aid


Finding An Affordable Computer

There’s no easy way around it - computers are expensive. Unfortunately, if you’re suffering from financial hardship, this means you’ll have to work hard to find one in your price range. Here are a few places you should look. Nonprofits Let’s get the bad news out of the way - there aren’t many national nonprofits that give computers to low-income households. Howev...

Read More

Five Water Safety Tips

Kids love to swim - it’s one of the most popular summer activities. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most dangerous. According to the CDC, drowning is the fifth leading cause of accidental deaths, and people under 14 make up about 20 percent of these deaths. It’s easy to be frightened by these statistics, but it’s important to remember that these deaths are preventab...

Read More

How To Find An Affordable Summer Camp

Summer camp is a classic childhood experience, and a win-win for both parents and kids. Kids get the opportunity to make new friends, get out of their comfort zone, and gain some independence. Parents get the satisfaction of knowing that their kids won’t spend all day in front of the TV. More practically, they know someone is taking care of their kid while they’re at work.   Th...

Read More

Board Games That Will Teach Your Kids

Board games are a great way to have fun and bond with your kids, but did you know that they can learn from playing games? Nearly every game will teach your kids how to follow rules and how to make decisions, and some can even enhance their language, math, and/or problem-solving skills.   Here are a few great games that can be fun and educational. You’ve probably heard of most of thes...

Read More

SPAOA Donates Meals to Homeless Women and Children

On Good Friday, Single Parents Alliance of America (SPAOA) donated meals to 50 families living at The Lighthouse for Women and Children, helping some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The Lighthouse is an extension of the Ventura County Rescue mission, serving homeless women and children in Southern California. Since 1998, they have given shelter, substance abuse treatment, transp...

Read More

Laundry Tips

You probably don’t give a second thought to your kids’ laundry, but with a few adjustments, you can save money and make your clothes last longer. Here are a few tips you should try:   Use Cold Water This is one of the simplest ways to save money. Cold water will wash your clothing just as well as hot water, and will significantly cut down on your energy bill. Note that some de...

Read More

4 Places to Find Gas Vouchers

Gas can be expensive. Driving your child to and from school and activities, driving yourself to and from work, and making other miscellaneous trips adds up. When gas costs more than you can afford, it can be a stressful situation. It’s great if you have a friend or family member that can loan you the money, but if you don’t have anyone to help, you’ll have to look elsewhere for a...

Read More

Trending News & Information