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Resources for Parenting Through COVID-19

If you have young children, this is likely the first time you’ve had to parent through a pandemic. COVID-19 has completely upturned our daily lives, our routines—everything. And we have concerns about our health, our children’s health, how to talk to our kids about Coronavirus, and where to get financial support during a time of …

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Memories Made at PN!’s Farm Fete

Parenting Now!’s Farm Fete on August 10th was simply perfect. Guests spent the evening at Copper Windmill Ranch (owned by Bill and Lyn Neel) listening to the gorgeous harmonies of Butterfly Breakdown, noshing on tasty BBQ from Bill & Tim’s BBQ, and washing it down with speciality brews from Britetank Brewing. Our littlest guests enjoyed …

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Parenting Now! honors Susan Soonkeum Cox with ‘Champion of Children’ award

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 …

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Lane County’s Positive Parenting Program

Lane County’s Positive Parenting Program off to a Healthy Start! Last spring, a new parenting education program called the Triple P — Positive Parenting Program — was launched by the Lane County Triple P Team, consisting of LaneKids, Parenting Now!, Oregon Research Institute and Lane County. Since the launch, Triple P has swept the county …

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Lynne Swartz and Mindy Bell of Parenting Now, interviewed on KVAL-TV

Parenting Now on KVAL

Today Parenting Now Executive Director Lynne Swartz and Development Officer Mindy Bell were interviewed by local television station KVAL. Mindy and Lynne talk about the upcoming Grandparent’s Day events, as well as the ongoing services provided by the organization.

Parenting Now! winner of the Oregon Children’s Contest Announced

We love this photo that won the Parenting Now! award in the Oregon Children’s Contest: 32nd Annual Children’s Photography Contest. We are so thankful to our local professional photographers Bruce Berg, Sheri Hubbs, Shanna Chess and Kristi Seanor for taking such great photos of our families and supporting the work of Parenting Now! You can find …

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Pinwheels for Prevention

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Parenting Now! is planting pinwheel gardens to celebrate happy childhoods free of abuse. A list of locations is provided below, along with ways businesses can plant gardens. Check out our Executive Director, Lynne Swartz, on this KEZI piece Pinwheel Gardens Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month. We are grateful …

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