Grandparents walk in the woods with two grandchildren in the fall.

Caring for Children

By Vonda Vantil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist During the holiday season, most of us, regardless of our beliefs, focus on the children we love. Children are our future — we share our knowledge and talent with them — we pass on our values to them knowing they will share those gifts. Social Security safeguards children all year long, but we’d like to take this … Continue reading Caring for Children

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A New Attitude for a New Day

by Sheila Robison, MiCAFE Network Coordinator So, this is a fairly new one and yes, it’s true, March 18th is now being noted as “Forgive Mom & Dad Day!” Finally, a day of opportunity for us parents!!! Yes, us, well deserving, hardworking, devoted and courteous parents! If you are one of the chosen who are responsible for a little human being, called a child, or need … Continue reading A New Attitude for a New Day

Grandfather and granddaughter with laptop computer at home

Did I Ever Tell You About Your Uncle Fred?

by Ron Tatro, Vice President Do you remember when you were a child and going to visit older relatives? They would start talking about family members, some longed deceased, and tell stories. If you were like me, you could not care less about those relatives. Recently, I have spent time with a college professor who is very engaged with looking into her family tree and ancestors. … Continue reading Did I Ever Tell You About Your Uncle Fred?