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Topics relevant to having and sustaining a strong family.

Five for Families: Helping Kids Understand Feelings

Every day is full of teachable moments. Help your child learn how to express and manage their feelings with lots of positive attention. Children learn best by watching what people around them say and do, so model the behaviors you’d… Continue Reading →

Community Connections

Community Connections is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service provided by the Door County Partnership for Children and Families. Community Connections offers free support by matching your family with a Community Connector who can provide information, peer support and help you… Continue Reading →

Door County Resources

Door County has a lot of resources for families and community members. Door County resources are accessible on the Door County Library website under Community Resources on the homepage or you can click the image below.

Five for Families: Knowing How to Find Help

No one gets through life without support from others, but asking for help can be uncomfortable. Meeting your family’s needs may mean stepping outside your comfort zone. There are things you can do to make that step easier.

Five for Families: Building Inner Strength

Inner strength isn’t something you have or don’t have. It’s more like an emotional muscle that gets stronger the more you use it. There are things you can do to practice resilience before, during and after times of stress.

Five for Families: Connecting with Others

Building trusting relationships and staying connected can be as simple as calling a friend, making a play date, joining a new community group or offering to help out a neighbor. Sometimes reaching out to others can feel awkward, but it… Continue Reading →

Five for Families: Parenting as Children Grow

False starts and setbacks are a natural part of growing up—for children and parents. The important thing is to keep learning about Parenting as Children Grow and to consider trying a new parenting idea.

Raising a Thinking Child

 Raising a Thinking Child is offered by UW-Extension Door County for FREE. Childcare and meal provided.  Raising A Thinking Child  (RTC) is an evidence-based parenting program for parents and caregivers of children 4 to 7 years (give or take) that… Continue Reading →

Nurture your Child’s Mental Health

WHAT IS ACTIVE LISTENING? WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO “BE PRESENT”?

Just In Time Parenting

Just In Time Parenting is a FREE newsletter delivered by email. The newsletter subscriptions are child age specific (0-5 years) and each one contains guides on your child’s development, tips, tools for solving common parenting challenges, and coping strategies for… Continue Reading →

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