YOU…are your child’s first and most important “teacher.”
Years of evidence based research has yielded today’s parent the benefit of having the most reliable information ever available on young children and their patterns of growth and development. A child is born learning and continues to learn in many different ways. One of the most important ways is through their interactions with their parent(s) and those around them.
The Parenting Cottage helps parents learn to be their child’s first & most important “teacher” through play and interactions. Parenting education in many different areas also helps parents appreciate many of the joys of parenting while also learning how to handle even the most challenging areas of parenting.
Our programs have an emphasis on serving families expecting a baby through kindergarten entry.
Programs are implemented by educators holding a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Education, Early Childhood Education, Human Development & Family Studies as well as associated fields. Educators are also further certified in the evidence based educational models implemented through our programs.
As a Lubbock Area United Way Agency – the Parenting Cottage offers a full range of services for families. All services are provided at NO COST to families choosing to participate. For more information on the individual programs available at the Parenting Cottage, click on the Programs tab.
Serving South Plains area families and children since 1982.
Follow us on FACEBOOK and Instagram to hear about all the activities and events that are ongoing.
A Lubbock Area United Way Community Partner Agency