Tips for traveling with children

There’s still time this summer to hit the road or take to the skies for a family trip. Whether it’s a short visit to grandma’s house or a trip across the country, traveling with children can be challenging. When embarking on a family trip, consider selecting a destination that’s geared toward children.

Whether you are traveling by car, plane, train or bus, the key to an enjoyable trip with your child is to plan ahead. Advanced planning will ensure a successful, fun vacation and reduce the stress associated with traveling as a family.

Here are some things you can do to ensure you and your children have an enjoyable and memorable experience: …Continue reading →

Teaming up to strengthen families

Kids and parents participated in activities together at Parklawn Family Resource Center's open house.

Kids and parents participated in activities together at Parklawn Family Resource Center's open house.

Earlier this year, Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin and the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee began an exciting new partnership to better serve families in Milwaukee County.

Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin Parklawn Family Resource Center (formerly known as Family Resource Center of Sherman Park), Volunteer Respite, Pregnancy Counseling and Resources, and Empowering Families programs relocated to the Parklawn YMCA. Together with the YMCA, we’re providing education and support, youth development and connections to community resources for families.

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