Parenting Success Network

It’s here!!! Time to register for your favorite Live and Learn class! See schedule below with registration links for Winter 2022 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. With some exceptions classes will remain virtual using Zoom until further notice. To participate you will need an internet device with a speaker and a camera.   Families can join at any time if space is available. Use link below to access the registration form

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New Class -Live and Learn: Cultivating Kindness – CANCELLED

  • Interested in raising a child who will thrive and become a force for good in the world? Parents/caregivers and their 4 and 5 year-olds will participate in activities that help children develop resilience and build their kindness skills. Through the use of books, puppets, games, and activities you will learn to teach and encourage compassion, generosity, and a healthy sense. In addition to the parent-child classroom time, there will be three parent-only conversations to dive a little deeper into the concepts presented in the parent-child classroom.
    • Meets for 10 weeks on Thursdays 12:15-2:05 pm starting January 6th. The class will be meeting in-person at the Benton Center in Corvallis, room #109.
    • In addition, parents will meet online 3 times on Tuesdays from 10:00-10:50 am. The first parent-only meet will be on January 18th.
    • Instructor: Pamela McCoy
    • Fee: $74.00 ~ Tuition assistance is available
    • CRN: 35120
  • To register: https://lfforms.linnbenton.edu/Forms/Live-Learn

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter – January 2022 Coming soon!

The December of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived. This issue focuses on the importance of Family Traditions. There is one remarkable, powerful thing that the happiest families do well that most other families do not do at all. They establish traditions. Read the December newsletter to get some fresh ideas for creating and starting some of your own family traditions.

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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