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Topics relevant to having and sustaining a strong family.

Managing Big Emotions and Parent Self Care

What if, through our relationship, an understanding of child psychology and brain development, and a shift in perspective, we could find a way to be in harmony with our young children and grow alongside them? If you would like a… Continue Reading →

2019 Door County Family Enrichment Survey

This short survey is for parents and/or guardians of children in the Door County area. We know you want the best for your family and your child, and thank you for sharing your thoughts with us.  By answering the survey… Continue Reading →

Student Success

The Department of Public Instruction works with local schools to ensure students reach their full potential. In Wisconsin, student success is much more than test scores. We strive to prepare all students for whatever life brings them after school by instilling the… Continue Reading →

Northeast Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Wisconsin has five Regional Centers dedicated to supporting families with children and youth with special health care needs and the providers who serve them. The Centers are staffed by specialists who can help get answers, find services, and connect you… Continue Reading →

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 →

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.

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: 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: 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.

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 →

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