EXPECTING A BABY?  Prenatal Classes – 4 classes with limited class sizes-registration is required prior to attending.  
  •  July Sessions begin on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 @ 12:00 PM at the Parenting Cottage.    
  • August Sessions begin on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 @ 12:00 PM at the Parenting Cottage.
ACTIVITY HOUR – Join us on our Facebook page as we provide fun activities for you to do with your child.     
  • Friday, July 9, 2021 @ 10:00 AM – “Mixing It Up” with the book “Stir, Crack, Whisk & Bake” by Maddie Frost
  • Friday, August 13, 2021 @ 10:00 AM – “Playing with Dinosaurs” with the book “Never Let a Dinosaur Scribble” by Diana Alber
PARENTING TOOLKITWeekly evening parent education classes – Mondays from 5:30-7:30 PM.  Class size is limited and registration is required before attending.
  • Monday, July 12, 2021 – August 9, 2021 – 5 weekly classes from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Parenting Cottage. 
SMART START PARENT GROUP – virtual evening parent education class that meets once a month. Call to register and get ZOOM info to join.
  • Tuesday, July 20 ,2021 from 5:30-7:30 PM on ZOOM.  Topic:  “Family Finances & Budgets” with a Guest Speaker Chelsea Salazar from Peoples Bank.  Registration is required prior to attending-call to register at (806) 795-7552.
  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 5:30-7:30 PM on ZOOM.  Topic:  “Stress Management During COVID”.  Registration is required prior to attending – call to register at (806) 795-7552.
CAR SEAT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM- Classes are held twice monthly –  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.  
  • July 6, 2021 – 12:00 PM and 5:30 PM. 
  • August 3, 2021 – 12:00 PM and 5:30 PM
HOME VISITATION (one on one parent and early childhood education) IS ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS.
  • 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.   
THERE IS NO COSTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED BY THE PARENTING COTTAGE.