Since 1956, the Center of Hope Foundation has offered a continually evolving list of services for persons with disabilities.
The agency has grown far beyond its initial mission and first program, a school for children with cognitive disabilities to its present state, offering a wide range of day and family support programs for both children and adults with disabilities.
--Shannon, 29, Avon, Ohio Solution: Yes, you can have your cake, eat and enjoy it too.
Spencer says, "If your carriage is turning into a pumpkin just when your night is getting more interesting with someone you've been on a few dates with, consider starting your next date at his place, rather than ending it there.
From our Day Services and Vocational Employment Programs for Adults, to our Summer Camp Programs and After-school Groups for Children, the Center’s programs offer opportunities for personal growth, friendship, skills building and community membership.
We are constantly focused on providing excellent services and meeting the needs of the children and adults we serve.
Problem: I took the plunge and joined an online dating site.
I'm anxious to note I have a kid because I don't want to scare guys away. --Ashley, 28, Winter Garden, Florida Solution: You're teaching your kids not to lie, right? "If you're going to send mixed or false signals, there's no point in shooting the flare gun up at all.
"It is important to not introduce your kids to every person you go on two or three dates with. When kids are introduced to someone 'special,' they assume it actually means something and then if the person disappears, this shifts their whole belief system," says Ledley.
This is the one area of your life that isn't about what your child wants, but about what you want." For example, tell potential suitors what books you like to read (this is an Elmo-free zone), latest movie you saw (Don't you dare say Toy Story), what food you like to cook (chicken nuggets don't count even if you prepare them every, single day!