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.
Winners in all the categories of the Lane County Children’s Photo Contest have been announced. The photos were taken by four area professional photographers. A portion of each February sitting fee was being donated to Parenting Now! You can read more details on the photographers and the contest. The complete list of winners, including the […]
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, […]
The Emotion Regulation in Families study, which is part of the Psychology Department at the University of Oregon, is seeking mothers of children aged 36-60 months who have experienced the following in their lives: fear of abandonment in relationships, difficulty controlling anger, being impulsive, and having relationships with extreme ups and downs. Additional screening qualifications […]