Fifteen families listen attentively as the group’s parenting educator holds a glass of water. The analogy is simple enough but its meaning profound: You start your day with a glass of water. As the day progresses, you take small sips. Eventually those small sips result in an empty cup. Now the question is: How do […]
On May 21, Parenting Now! held its Flights & Bites for Families fundraiser at Sarver Winery. The event featured a three-course tasting menu and wines expertly paired by Sarver Winery’s staff. It was a beautiful evening filled with laughs, love, and compassion. Here are some photos from this wonderful event. Cheers!
We had a fabulous time at Parenting Now!’s Mother’s Day 5K! It was so inspiring to see all those families join us in an event to support parenting education and child abuse prevention. Here are some photos from the event!
Each year, Parenting Now! awards the Minalee Saks Parenting Now! Champion of Children award. The award is named after our founder and was created in 2002 to take the opportunity to honor some of the special individuals in Oregon who have made a significant difference in the lives of children — from internationally awarded research […]
Carrie Hellwig-Christopher, Board Member When did you join the board and why did you? I joined the Board in late 2014 specifically because I believe so strongly in the mission and know the value of the organization. My family participated in the First Three Years programs for INFANTs, ONEs, and TWOs, and from that we […]
Rita Gillihan, Volunteer Coordinator/Resource Guide Editor When did you join Parenting Now! and how did you find out about the organization? I joined Parenting Now! in August of this year. I learned about Parenting Now! by becoming familiar with their Resource Guide. Through previous volunteer work, I have used the Resource Guide to help parents involved with […]
Join us for a wee bit of fun! Our biggest party of the year is just months away. Our 2017 Auction and Gala is just around the corner, this year on March 17, 2017. That’s right – it’s St. Patrick’s Day and there are so many ways to be involved! The auction will be held […]
Todos los padres de familia necesitan apoyo Los padres de familia son los primeros maestros de sus hijos y los más importantes. Hay muchos estudios que muestran que la influencia de los padres de familia en crecimiento y desarrollo de los niños es más importante que cualquier otro factor. Aun así, nadie ha nacido experto […]
La crianza, el autocuidado y las amistades A pesar de las exigencias propias de la paternidad, y debido a ellas, el autocuidado es esencial para todos los padres de familia. Si no te cuidas a ti mismo, no tendrás mucho que dar a tus hijos o a los demás. Por muy difícil que sea encontrar […]
Un largo recorrido Ya has pasado por las alegrías, los retos y los ajustes que se llevan a cabo al tener un nuevo bebé – la primera sonrisa y las noches sin dormir, la primera vez que dice “mamá” y el dolor de la dentición. Ahora que ya asiste al preescolar o el kindergarten, puedes […]