How You Can Help Foster Children in Need

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on May 23, 2018 3:31:44 PM

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How You Can Help Foster Children in Need

In celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month this May, we wanted to share some information you can use to get involved on these remaining days. Centered around youth advocacy, the Idaho Youth Ranch works with families and children to ensure they have access to the help, resources, and education they need to positively change the trajectory of their life. With nearly 1,800 children living in the Idaho foster care system, it’s never too late get involved by giving back!

Planned Giving 101

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Mar 28, 2018 11:28:05 AM

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Planned Giving Benefits and Options

With changes in tax laws in 2017, many Americans are left wondering how they can reach their philanthropic goals without compromising their tax benefits. There are several options that will help you do both. 

Being Human

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jan 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM

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3 Reasons Apologizing to Your Child Is Important

One of the most common mistakes parents make is attempting to maintain an aura of parental perfection, fearing that either kids will use mistakes against them later, or won’t respect their authority. It can be scary to be vulnerable and “human” in front of your kids by apologizing and admitting fault. But it’s also one of the most important ways you can form a healthy relationship based on mutual respect. Kids need to understand that sometimes even parents make mistakes, and that you’ll take their feedback and feelings into account when you make an error or treat your child unfairly. There’s no such thing as a perfect parent--just a parent who respects his or her child enough to say “I’m sorry” when mistakes do happen.