Here I am again, talking about how great our programs are—hands down, the easiest part of my job. Today, I’m writing to let you know about a part of our organization you may not know too much about—our wonderful collaborations. Parenting Now: Community-Centered and Community-Based Parenting Now! collaborates and partners in many local initiatives—LaneKids, the Oregon […]
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.
Lots of fathers participate in Parenting Now! We honor them this month by sharing these words of strength and love from one of “our” Parenting Now! dads. A lot of things come with instructions. Sometimes there are maps and blueprints on how to do this or that. Not so when it comes to parenting and […]
We’d like to start introducing you to some of our amazing board members and staff. We’ll have them answer a few questions so you can get to know them. This newsletter we are featuring current Board President, Katherine Gallagher. She coordinates the Lane County Adverse Childhood Experiences Community Education and Engagement Project for Lane County Health & […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Summer 2015 A Note From Lynne We see the positive results of our work every day, but it’s great to have proof. I’m […]
Thank you! Parenting Now! is able to provide more Make Parenting A Pleasure groups, thanks to the community support we received through the Great Rotary Raffle. Your donation and the Rotary program are helping to prevent child abuse and neglect. Thank you!
What are parenting groups like? Why do they become important to the participants? How do the parents get along? Many answers are in this article by The Register-Guard, which also discusses the history of Parenting Now! View the PDF: Group grows up.