Parenting Success Network

Live & Learn Fall classes are open for registration!

Fall Live & Learn classes will be up and running before you know it! To see your options, look at the PSN calendar or follow the link below to a complete list of classes.

Enjoy new songs, games and activities with your child.  Meet other parents and children in your community.  Learn how to support your child’s amazing development. Classes will remain virtual using Zoom until further notice. To participate you will need an internet device with a speaker and camera.   Families can join at anytime if space is available. Register now! 

 

Resources for Talking to Children about Race & Equality 

by Parenting Now!

As early as 6-months old, babies begin to notice differences in people, including their skin color, hair, and eyes. It’s never too early to have conversations about race with your child and there are wonderful, kid-friendly resources out there to help guide you along in the process. The Parenting Now! Educators have rounded up some of their favorite resources for talking to children about race and equity. Here are some of their top choices.

Podcasts:

Articles:

Read-along Children’s Books about Race & Diversity:

 

FREE – Remote Parenting Coaching is now available!

Richard Halpern, M.A. is now offering parent coaching via Zoom session or by phone. This one-on-one support is available to Linn, Benton, and Lincoln County parents.

Parenting Coaching can help promote positive parent-child relationships, improve communication and problem solving skills. It can build on family strengths while supporting the development of new ideas and helpful strategies. Together you will identify skill building opportunities for children based on their age and stage of development. Find your own best way to parent.

Richard Halpern, M.A. has over 25 years’ experience working with families in schools and nonprofits. He teaches Parenting Education for Multnomah Family Court and  is certified as a Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Parenting Success Network is working in collaboration with https://Coach4parents.com to offer FREE sessions. Choose to schedule a phone call or Zoom session (over internet) at this link: calendly.com/coach4parentscall

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Pollywog

Pollywog is a local program that links families to prenatal education and then later to parenting education, and can also assist with families in need of additional resources.  If you have children in the 0-5 year-old age range, please contact Pollywog and see what we can do to help.

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter

The September issue of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived. This issue focuses on literacy in the early years. There are many ways we can prepare young children for school. One of the
keys to academic success is strong literacy skills, including the ability to read and write. Read the post to discover ways to support emergent literacy in your child.

To download the English newsletter, please click here.

To download the Spanish newsletter, please click here.

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