Parenting Success Network

It’s  time to register for Spring 2022 “Live & Learn” classes! Registration is open!

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. Select an in-person or a virtual class. To participate in the virtual classes you will need an internet device with a speaker and a camera.   Families can join most classes at any time if space is available. Use link below to access the registration form

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter 

The April issue of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived and it is all about the “Importance of messy play”. There are several areas of development that messy play promotes and encourages. This issue of the OPEC newsletter will go over what is meant by “messy play” and why it is so developmentally important.

To download the English newsletter, please click here.

To download the Spanish newsletter, please click here.

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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. pollywogfamily.org

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Remote Parenting Coaching: One-On-One Parenting Support for Linn, Benton & Lincoln County Parents

Cost: FREE

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

Parenting can be challenging but it’s better with support! Parenting Coaching can help:

  • Promote positive parent-child relationships
  • Find your own best way to parent
  • Improve communication and problem solving
  • Build on family’s strengths
  • Support new ideas and provide helpful strategies
  • Identify skill building opportunities for children based on their age and stage of development

Choose to schedule a FREE phone call or Zoom session (over the internet) at this link: calendly.com/coach4parentscall Tell Richard from coach4parents.com that the Parenting Success Network sent you.

 

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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:

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