Cumberland County Fall 2021, Series I

Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. “Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families” August 5..…………………………..“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills” August 12………………………………………………“Nurturing as a Lifestyle” August 19………..“Children’s Brain Development/Appropriate Expectations” August 26………………………………………………………………………“Empathy” September 2.……………………………………“Self-Worth & Personal Power” September 9……………………………………..…..“Understanding Discipline” September 16…………………………………….“Rewards and Punishments” September 23………………………………….“Praising Children & Their Behavior” September 30..…..…………………….……….…………..…Make-Up Session Sessions are held at The Exchange… Continue reading Cumberland County Fall 2021, Series I

Putnam County Fall 2021, Series I

(Classes held via Zoom and in-person) Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families” August 3……………………………………“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills” August 10…..…………………….……………“Children’s Brain Development” August 17…………………………………………………….……“Family Rules” August 24…………………………………………………………………“Personal Power” August 31……………………………………………………………………….“Self-Worth” September 7………………..…………………………“Family Morals & Values” September 14………..….“Using Rewards & Punishment to Guide Behavior” September 21……..……………………………………………….…..“Empathy” September 28….………….…………………………………”Make-Up Session” Sessions are to… Continue reading Putnam County Fall 2021, Series I

Overton County Fall 2021, Series I

Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families” August 4…………………………….” Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills” August 11……………….…………………………………….…”Morals & Values” August 18……….…………………………………………………………..”Praise” August 25..…………………………..….”Discipline; Rewards, & Punishment” September 1……………………………………………………”Personal Power” September 8…………………..……………….……..”Choices & Consequences” September 15….…….…………….….” Owning & Communicating Feelings “ September 22…..…..………………………………………..”Ignoring Behavior” September 29………….……….……………………………”Make-Up Session” Sessions are held at The Stephens Center,… Continue reading Overton County Fall 2021, Series I

Tips for helping children cope with the recent disaster

Make children feel comfortable asking questions and sharing their feelings. Let your children talk with you about what happened. Help your children identify feelings they may be having, and let them know it’s ok to feel that way. When children can talk and don’t have to act out their feelings through their behavior, often their… Continue reading Tips for helping children cope with the recent disaster

Upper Cumberland Day of Play!

Sunday, April 19th, 1 PM-4 PM Cookeville Community Center 240 Carlen Ave. Cookeville Play Zones, Door Prizes, Snacks, Giveaways, and Goodies! Free Resources for Families at the Resource Fair The Upper Cumberland Day of Play is a free community event to emphasize and celebrate the importance of play in children’s development and bonding families. We… Continue reading Upper Cumberland Day of Play!

Thank you Upper Cumberland Women’s Club!

Back before Christmas, the Upper Cumberland Women’s Club contacted us, saying they wanted to honor those mothers who sacrifice their own needs at Christmas to give their kids the best Christmas possible. The moms who received those gifts were amazed that they were noticed! Some cried. Now the ladies of the Women’s Club have made… Continue reading Thank you Upper Cumberland Women’s Club!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all! We appreciate our staff, board, and donors. We also appreciate all the families that attend our classes and allow us in their homes!