Fall is upon us now. This is the time of year for pumpkins, cooler weather, changing leaves, and flannel shirts. Here are 50 fun activities that families can enjoy together, some of these are more adult-orientated but most of them can be enjoyed as a family!
Mentoring can be a very rewarding experience. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a mentor, or maybe you have just started to become a mentor, then here are 10 tips to keep in mind and to consider.
The benefits of strong relationships between youth and their mentors can be seen across the board. Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters, we ensure that our matches are cohesive and beneficial to both our Bigs and Littles. The importance of a well fit match can change the outcome of success for both parties involved, so we are sure to match interests and goals of Bigs and Littles, as well as, being sure that the match will last at least a year so that the children can reap the benefits of having a mentor. You can read about the benefits to the children in the article below!
We live in a relatively small town in Illinois, even smaller when college isn’t in session, and sometimes people question if our mentoring power really works around here.
10 Reasons YOU Should Become a Mentor
1. You have the potential to change a young person’s life.
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
2. You will gain a new family member.
“Family is the most important thing in the world.” – Princess Diana