Category Archives: Voice Of The Valley

Fun Sensory Activities for Toddlers

Voices of the Valley – Fun Sensory Activities for Toddlers When I think of sensory activities, I can’t help but think of bins of macaroni and slimy stuff to put through your fingers. But there’s more to the senses then … Continue reading

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Voices of the Valley – FunRaising for Children’s Village

The Parent to Parent Advisory Board is hosting BUNCO, March 12th at Children’s Village from 7pm to 9pm. Join us for a fun evening of game playing, delicious treats, and meeting new friends! The cost is just $10 to play … Continue reading

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Voices of the Valley – Munchkin Music

“Old Dan Tucker was a mighty man…” my 2-year-old shrieks laughing as he runs past me. “He combs his hair with a wagon wheel and has a tooth ache in his heel,” his 4-year-old brother chimes in. A few minutes … Continue reading

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Children’s Village Parent to Parent program attracts Royalty!

The reigning Miss Sunnyside, Madison Marquez, chose disability awareness and Kids on the Block as her platform. She, along with three members of her court, Vanessa Serna, Josie Marro, and Jenny Hall, preform skits with The Kids on the Block … Continue reading

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A Quinceanera; in celebration of Children’s Village families and volunteers

Children’s Village Parent to Parent program celebrated its annual volunteer appreciation dinner on Saturday, October 27th. In honor of Children’s Village celebrating its 15th year in October, the theme for the dinner was a Quinceanera! Parent to Parent honored parent, … Continue reading

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Friends of the Village Social

Have you heard of Friends of the Village? It’s a group of professionals and parents from around the community who have formed a volunteer group to support the various fundraising and community outreach efforts on behalf of the Village. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Back to School Send Off

Voices of the Valley – Back to School Send Off Some mornings when the dew is still clinging to damp grass and the sun is painting the sky in shades of pink and purple as it rises, you can feel … Continue reading

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Every Penny Counts

Every Penny Counts Sometimes we think we need to do something ‘big’ to make a difference. A big donation. A big project. But more often than not, it is the small acts of kindness and generosity that make the biggest … Continue reading

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Children with special needs: Healthy Snacks For School

With back-to-school in full swing, packing lunches and snacks is at the top of every parent’s mind right now (whether they want it to be or not)! And, when you have a child with special needs such as a sensory … Continue reading

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Becoming a Friend of the Village

My best friend is raising a child with special needs. I watch as she mothers with grace, dignity and enthusiasm and I am in awe of her strength and inspired by her determination. I watch as she and her husband … Continue reading

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