Category: Blog

Leveling the Playing Field

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  • On 10/16/2017
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As parents, we enjoy watching our children grow, change, learn, and develop into their own. We make sure they get the essentials such as education, nutrition and love, and try to give them anything above and beyond that help would give them a head start. Children with a head start are lucky, one might even

Weathering the Storm!

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  • On 10/09/2017
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The past month has proven to be quite stressful and disruptive. First, we were struck by Hurricane Irma. While we were very lucky not to be hit directly, our neighbors to the west and south were not as lucky. Then Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and just when we thought we had gotten through the

Footnotes: A letter to those who want to make a difference.

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  • On 10/02/2017
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FOOTNOTES: GUEST BLOG A letter to those who want to make a difference: A little background about myself: My name is Erin and I am a senior in college. This summer I had the privilege of interning with BFF. My main responsibility was to create a yearly blog schedule, which included brainstorming content for blog

TEAMWORK is EVERYTHING!

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  • On 09/25/2017
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Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much~ Helen Keller Every business can be more successful with a really good team, and at BFF we are so lucky to have an incredible group of people who are dedicated, hard working, and all happen to like each other! It’s that teamwork that

Are you a worrier?

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  • On 09/18/2017
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Are you a worrier? Worrying is a part of life; albeit bigger for some people than others, but no one can avoid it completely. With Hurricane Irma, it was very easy to worry since there were so many things to worry about. At BFF, we worried about each other, where would everyone go to be

The Benefits of a Book Club

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  • On 09/04/2017
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Are you part of a book club, or know someone who is? Book clubs are often thought of as being for adults, but it is an amazing activity for kids too! Book clubs are a great way to bring up and discuss important issues and life lessons in an enjoyable way; for the kids, it’s

How Foster Kids Can Succeed in College!

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  • On 08/28/2017
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3%. It’s a good number if you are looking at the risk of thunderstorms, not so good if you are looking at the college graduation rate for kids who grew up in foster care. In our short number of years doing the work we do, we have come to learn exactly why that 3% exists,

Get Ready for the Battle

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  • On 08/21/2017
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We really don’t do many events throughout the year, but the Battle of the Bartenders is a great one! It’s part of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Festival Days, which is a creative program they organize to bring business to a for-profit company in the heat of summer, while raising money and exposure

Back to School

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  • On 08/14/2017
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FOOTNOTES! A BFF Blog! It’s hard to believe that it’s the first day of school! Where did the summer go? One of the best parts of the end of summer, maybe the only part, lol, has to be our Back to School party. It is 1 of the only 2 times a year that we

We’re starting a blog!

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  • On 08/07/2017
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We’re starting a blog! It’s something that we have been thinking of doing for a few years now and we thought it made sense to start with an explanation of what we do, particularly because people have a very hard time figuring out exactly what we do. Most people think we are tutors, and for