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Raising a Thinking Child

FREE for parents: Raising a Thinking Child uses the I-CAN-PROBLEM-SOLVE approach. Through this approach, children learn to resolve their own common conflicts and challenges. This program will empower you to help your 4-7 year old child learn how to think,… Continue Reading →

CDC: Developmental Milestones and Tracker APP

Print Milestone Checklist Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.). CDC Developmental… Continue Reading →

Door County Parent Cafe

There are no Cafes scheduled at this time What Are Parent Cafés? Parent Cafés are a series of group conversations for parents where you can: Meet new people / Make new friends Share ideas / Get new ideas Share your… Continue Reading →

Door County Parent/Family Groups & Activities

*This is not necessarily a complete list of the Parent/Family programs offered here in Door County. If you are aware of groups/activities that are not currently on this list or if any of the information here is incorrect, please contact… Continue Reading →

Door County Breastfeeding Support Group

Are you a mom or soon-to-be mom interested in connecting with other breastfeeding moms? Do you need practical information about breastfeeding?  Door County WIC Peer Breastfeeding Counselor Lindsey Doroba 920-493-2577 E-mail Facebook: Door County Breastfeeding Support Group Valerie Boyarski –… Continue Reading →

Cell Phone Parenting

Getting a cellphone has become a milestone for most kids. Common Sense Media helps parents lay the groundwork for responsible cell phone use and manage the challenges and opportunities they bring. Learn how to decide the right age to get… Continue Reading →

Milestones: Understanding your child’s social and emotional development

Check out this great resource showing key social and emotional milestones at various ages (birth to age 5) — click here.  

Avoid the Summer Slide of 2021!

May 25, 2021by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education SCHOOL’S DONE! When the final school bell rings for the year, there’s a multitude of feelings. Some may feel joy, relief, sadness at missing friends and others-well just a sense… Continue Reading →

Parents Supporting Parents

Background For the past several years, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been researching active models for promoting family engagement and the value of lived experience in driving system-change. DCF explored many different models and selected Iowa’s Parent… Continue Reading →

Door County STRIDE “Mental Wellness Matters” Newsletter

STRIDE stands for Strengthening, Trust and Resilience, Instilling independence, Discovering Empowerment STRIDE is an initiative dedicated to removing barriers to access quality mental health treatment for Door County youth. We want to remove barriers such as; access, cost, location, and… Continue Reading →

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