Blast Off to Summer Open House

Join on Friday, June 11, 2021 at the Parenting Cottage – 3818 50th St. from 11 AM-2PM for our Open House.  Learn more about all the programs offered at the Parenting Cottage that FREE for families expecting a baby to kindergarten entry.   Includes activities for children, free books to take home, diaper drawings and door prizes.  

Expecting a Baby?  Prenatal Classes – new round of 4 classes will start on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 @ 12:00 PM at the Parenting Cottage.  Class Size is limited, masks are required and registration is required prior to attending.

Activity Hour – Friday, May 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM – join us on our Facebook page as we enjoyed activities and explore the topic “Oh Watermelons” with the book “The Watermelon Seed”.

Parenting Toolkit-Evening parent education classes-new round of 5 classes will start on Monday, April 26, 2021-May 24, 2021 @ from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Parenting Cottage.  Class Size is limited and registration is required prior to attending.

Smart Start Parent Group – evening parent education virtual group meets monthly – Tuesday, May 18 ,2021 from 5:30-7:30 PM on ZOOM.  Topic:  “Child Safety” with guest speakers from UMC Trauma Team.  Registration is required prior to attending-call to register at (806) 795-7552.  

Car Seat Assistance Classes will resume June 1 2021.  Registration for the classes starts on May 3rd.  Parents must have their child’s height and weight when registering for the classes.  See more info under the tab Community Services-Car Seat Assistance.  

HOME VISITATION (one on one parent and early childhood education) IS ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS.

CURRENTLY HOME VISITS ARE BEING CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY DUE TO COVID-19.

CHECK THE HOME VISITATION OR PARENTS AS TEACHERS PROGRAM TAB ON THIS WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION ON HOW HOME VISITS MIGHT BENEFIT YOUR FAMILY.  

Community Storytimes

Monthly community Storytime events are being held in partnership with the City of Lubbock libraries including Mahon, Godeke, Groves & Patterson Branches.  Masks are no longer required at City of Lubbock facilities.   

City of Slaton Library was recently added to the schedule and is in-person.

Storytime events continue with Wolfforth Library which are now also in person.

Watch our website (Calendar Page), Facebook page & Instagram page for updates.   

Read to your child–the greatest gift you will ever give them.

THERE IS NO COSTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED BY THE PARENTING COTTAGE.