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Fall is Finally Here

We are all so fortunate to live in a place that has a true autumn feel and nothing feels more like fall than the month of October. Some of you may be clinging to your flip-flops, while some of you had pulled out the fall clothes the day school started. Still, the rhythm of back-to-school…

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It Takes a Village

My fondest memories are of being a little girl wearing my flip flops, my swimsuit, smelling of sunscreen sporting Popsicle fingers, and my perceived freedom from routine and parents. Recently when a group of adults was asked about their favorite summer memories as a child, inevitably they all included outdoor stories. They also included experiencing…

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Happy Fathers Day

In June we honor dads or the men in our children’s lives. This is one of the most important jobs a man can have and the impact of a father on a son or daughter’s life is profound. I had a wonderful father for the first 16 years of my life. His sudden departure from…

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Happy Mother’s Day

One of the most important days of my life was when I first earned the title of mom. I always knew I’d want to be a mother and looked forward to having a family someday. When the honor was bestowed on me I learned quickly how it wasn’t the image I had in my head…

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Strengthening Families

As the days get longer and the flowers begin to bloom we are reminded that for some children the days are incredibly long and there isn’t the cheer of spring in their hearts. April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and while it’s difficult to imagine, there are over 1,600 cases of abuse reported in Idaho…

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Vision 20/20

Strategic planning, evaluating, training and brainstorming describes the amazing things that happened at our board retreat this month. Our dedicated board members spent a Saturday together to plan for the future of our organization to better serve our children and families. Retiring members along with brand new were able to catch the excitement of this…

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Giraffe Laugh Announces Three New Board Members

4094 West Chinden Blvd Suite 100 Garden City, ID 83714 www.giraffelaugh.org PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information contact: Tina Leoncavallo Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator Giraffe Laugh 208-954-5457  ●  tina@giraffelaugh.org Giraffe Laugh Early Learning Center Announces Three New Board Members Boise, ID (January 8, 2018) – Giraffe Laugh Early Learning Center announces the appointment…

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New Year And Another Chance To Get It Right

This time last year we were buried in over a foot of snow in Boise and struggling with whether or not to stay open due to weather conditions. It’s downright balmy right now, and the clear skies are hopefully a harbinger of good things to come for our kids and families in 2018. In 2018…

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The Spirit of Christmas Is Alive

December brings so much excitement for our little folks but often involves stress for the adults in their lives. At Giraffe Laugh we are fortunate to have so many incredible donors who “adopt” families for Christmas who cannot provide for their children in a traditional way during the holidays. Sometimes it’s a meal they need…

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