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YF Raises $4,684.51 for “My Sandy Hook Family Fund”

We are as heartbroken as everyone with the horrific event that transpired at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.  As You’re Fired is a company totally focused on friends and family interaction, we decided to take action to provide what little financial help we can to the victims and community of this terrible tragedy. You’re Fired Fired donated $4,352.51, (100% of the Children Studio Fees collected during the month of January) to the “My Sandy Hook Family Fund”.   This fund, set up by the parents of children who survived as well as other locals, will help with funerals, ongoing living …

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Why is a You’re Fired Holiday Gift so special?

It may be cliché, but it is the “thought” that counts. Only in the case of a You’re Fired gift, the “thought” takes on new meaning. An item created at our Studio for a loved one, requires intense thought about the recipient; from choosing the item, to developing a theme, using a customized trace and transfer, choosing colors, thinking of places, events, and memories shared, choosing colors, and finally the time spent creating the gift. When presented to your loved one, the recipient knows and appreciates immediately, that you took the time to go through this process, with thoughts of …

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Watching kids, or particpating with them

Did you know these crazy statistics?  •14.3% of children have a diagnosed psychiatric disorder – many directly related to family connections and chosen activities.  •50% of families in US have TV on all day  •73% of US families site family/children responsibilities as a primary source of stress and only 32% believe they are doing a good job of those responsibilities.  From birth, technology and media costs families and children millions of dollars in quality of life through children’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Relationships and engagement are becoming more virtual, and more distant watching, rather than engaging with each …

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