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Apr 22

Parents as Teachers Offers Resources to Prevent Child Abuse

April was first declared Child Abuse Prevention Month by presidential proclamation in 1983. Since then, April has been a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse. In Child Maltreatment 2011, it was reported that in FFY 2011 in the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto […]

Dec 28

Check out “BabySteps,” the Online Parenting Bulletin from ZERO TO THREE

If you are searching for an online resource for parenting information, check out BabySteps by Zero to Three.  Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.  You can subscribe to receive periodical bulletins that share […]

Dec 28

“Loving Your Family” Lesson Series to Start January 28

Loving Your Family is designed to help you save money, shop smart, avoid waste, help picky eaters try new foods, and make easy low-cost meals. Why is nutrition so important?  Adequate physical activity and nutrition are essential for optimal physical, social and cognitive development.  Young children establish life-long eating and exercise habits that influence the […]

Aug 6

Parents as Teachers Fundraiser – August 20

Too busy to cook on the first day of school and meet the teacher night? The Parents as Teachers program will be hosting a fundraiser dinner starting at 5:00pm on August 20th. Join us on the East side of the Family Resouce Center for hot sandwiches, sides and a drink. Free-will donations will support early […]