Let’s Talk Play!

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Employee Spotlight!

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What is Mindfulness and what can it mean for you?

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Have you ever tried, I mean REALLY tried to meditate? Everyone seems to be talking about it. If you find yourself unable to meditate, don’t judge yourself. Most people cannot clear their minds. Harvard research tells us our minds wander 47% of the time! How do we deal with this if we want to practice […]

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Sleep! How do we get more?

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It’s that time! July parent training is already here. This month we are speaking on sleep training. Nothing is worse than everyone in the house having a sleepless night or even worse several sleepless nights! Let us give you some tips, insight and answer questions about how to make your evenings and night times run […]

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Beating the Heat!

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We had two fun water days this week at CBF, and was it ever HOT! The water tables, sprinklers and pools felt oh so good! Needless to say, the kiddos had a ball and we took full advantage of practicing our friendship skills, manding and language skills. We are thankful to be able to set […]

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Not to pat ourselves on the back or anything…

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YEA US! We are pretty excited around here. Ann Arbor Family Magazine has named Creating Brighter Futures first place in two categories of their Family Favorites for 2019! We are ranked number one in the Special Services and Speech and Language categories. We’d like to humbly thank each and every one of you who voted […]

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Our Dad’s Rule!

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Coach Jim Valvano famously said “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” Most parents understand just how important that is to kids. Believing in your kids is more than just encouraging them when it’s easy, it means encouraging them when things are HARD. Letting them know […]

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Hear ye, hear ye

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It’s Fairy Tale month here at the center and the kiddos are loving the pretend play area. Pretend play is a very important aspect of learning and is, many times, dismissed or overlooked. Fred Rogers says “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from learning, but for children, play is serious […]

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Vroom Vroom!

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We received some exciting information from the Ann Arbor Driving School and couldn’t wait to share! You may remember them from a previous article we wrote on Autism and your teenage driver. Drivers Ed will be offered at the Ann Arbor Academy from June 11-27th. The class will be paid for by Ford Motor Company […]

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And the spotlight goes to…

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Our staff spotlight goes to our very own Hillary Watson! Hillary grew up in Brooklyn Michigan and attended Western Michigan University gaining her degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She has been with Creating Brighter Futures for four and a half years; three of those years as a Case Manager. Hillary enjoys long hikes in […]

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