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Crecer: Fall 2015 Newsletter

    Crecer, “To Grow Up,” is Led by Ana Maria Dudley Imagine moving to a new country, learning a new language, and adapting to the new culture and traditions. It could be an adventure; it could be stressful. Now imagine raising young children in this new world. It would definitely be stressful! Crecer, which …

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Pinwheels, Healthy Families, and More – Parenting Matters April 2015 E-News

IN THIS NEWSLETTER….   A Note From Lynne Pinwheels for Prevention Incredible Success in Our Healthy Families Program! How You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse A Note From Lynne Happy Spring! This is my favorite season — I just love seeing the daffodils and tulips, cherry blossoms and green buds on trees. And this year, …

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Resources and Research on Parenting with Technology

Search for these topics or use the links: Why Person-to-Person Still Matters Apps and Children Kids and Cell Phones “What we feed a child’s mind is as important as what we feed a child’s body.” Dr. Michael Rich, Director of the Center on Media Cell Phone Tips Making TV Time More Helpful for Your Children Video …

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How Can the Community Help?

When a parent educator is working hard to bring in group members and keep them, it helps to have the support of the community. Two long-time parent educators at Parenting Now! have ideas for connecting to, and benefitting from, the generosity of community members, businesses and organizations: Anita Huffman, Program Manager, Make Parenting A Pleasure® …

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Attracting and Retaining Group Members

Parent educators agree: Attracting and retaining group members means removing barriers to participation. We spoke to parent educators whose recommendations include a child care program, bus passes, gift cards, food and adapting the curriculum to the needs of the group. The overall goal is to model for families the kind of support, nutrition and respect …

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Lynne Swartz

Lynne Swartz, Executive Director

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE OF LYNNE SWARTZ Lynne has held diverse leadership and research roles in her more than 15 years of experience in private and non-profit settings in Oregon. Lynne has played key roles in organizational and board development and team management. She has developed and implemented research and evaluation programs and designed Internet-based health-related curricula …

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