Be a Parent
It might take a while, but your kids will eventually thank you for it!
Be Involved, Be Influential, Be a Parent
You can do this! Our local partners have a number of parent education opportunities available to help you gain the skills to talk to your kids, and sure they'll probably listen reluctantly, but the point is, they will listen.
Nurturing Parenting: From small children to young adults, parenting is tough. Join us for a 10-week class to build your parenting toolbox. A new class will start this fall! check back for more information.
Strengthening Families: Do you have a pre-teen or a young teen? Join us for a class where you come with your youth and build communication. New class starting in January and more opportunities are coming in April!
Nurturing Parenting: We have a class in Muskegon to build your parenting toolbox! Our schedule for the new year will come out by the end of September. Look for our events on the home page.
Strengthening Families: Do you have a pre-teen or a young teen? Join us for a class where you come with your youth and build communication. This class is 2.5 hours for 7 weekly sessions. Coming straight from work? A light dinner is served.
Just for Dads: Being a dad is different than being a mom, and that’s ok. Dad’s join us for this bi-weekly class where you choose the topics and get to hear from other dad’s about their parenting successes and challenges. Classes are Tuesday nights. Just for Dads! (.PDF) This class is currently on pause and will start again soon.
Nurturing Parenting: We have a class in Ottawa County to build your parenting toolbox! New classes starting in 2019.
Parent TownHalls and workshops coming soon!
Download: Marijuana: Common Myths as Reported by Youth (.PDF)
DrugRehab.com has a new resource on how to talk to your teens.
Have college-aged kids? CollegeParentsMatter.com has advice for talking to your college-aged students about drinking and communication.