The Parenting Cottage offers several options for group based parenting classes for the community in a variety of areas that can be utilized for parents seeking to obtain  parenting skills or for those who may have mandated parenting education needed.

THERE IS NO COSTS FOR ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED AT THE PARENTING COTTAGE. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES CALL 806-795-7552.

Parenting Toolkit:

Parenting-Tool-Kit 1Series of 5 – 2 hour evidence based parenting classes held on Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM to assist parents in going from good to GREAT parenting.

Topics includes:

Understanding Children & Their Behavior

Social Emotional Development, Self Esteem & Social Media Awareness

Cooperation, Communication & Bullying

                                              Positive Discipline

                                         Parental Rights & Responsibilities

Smart Start  

Parenting young children is full of challenges and rewards.

Our Smart Start parent group meets monthly to explore a variety of parenting topics and often includes guest speakers in areas that interest parents.

Topics include Reading, Immunizations & Vaccinations, Car Seat Safety, Safe Home Environments, Parent & Child Personalities, Age Appropriate Behavior Expectations, Baby Sign Language, Motor Skill Development in Children, Nutrition, Music, Parent & Child Interactions & Positive Discipline.

The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10:30-11:30   at the Cottage.  For dates of classes and to register-call the Parenting Cottage at 795-7552.  There is no cost to attend.

 

 

Prenatal Education Classes

A collaborative venture between the Parenting Cottage, March of Dimes and the Texas Tech Health Science Center  – The Nest program, families can attend a 7 week series of prenatal classes held at the Parenting Cottage on Wednesdays at 11:30 AM-12:30 PM.  Those attending earn points for the classes that can be redeemed for baby goods at The Nest.  There is no cost to attend.  For more information call the Parenting Cottage at 795-7552 or The Nest at 806-762-6730.

Topics for the classes include:

  • Pregnancy & Prenatal Care
  • Healthy Eating
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Labor & Birth
  • Caring for Baby
  • Life after birth
  • Parental Rights & Responsibilities

 

 

              See our Calendar for more information on class schedules or contact the Parenting Cottage at                  (806) 795-7552.