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Door County Parents Newsletter

Each month the Door County Partnership for Children and Families will send out a newsletter to keep Door County families informed about relevant topics and upcoming family engagement and leadership opportunities. November 2020 “National Gratitude Month”October 2020 “Dyslexia Awareness Month”September… Continue Reading →

Transform Kid’s Anxious Feelings through Music

July 29, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education During these times of added stress and anxiety not only for adults, but especially for children, it’s always nice to have another tool to put into our parent toolbox. There… Continue Reading →

12 Links to Online Learning & Other Fun

July 27, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education 12 Famous museums you can visit from your couch.               5 rainy day activities for toddlers from American Baby.  Winter gardening activities for kids from… Continue Reading →

Communicating with Your Teenager Ages 13+

October 1, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education   Your teenager is constantly moving in and out of change. They’re figuring out who they are, what they stand for, who they love, and what they want out of… Continue Reading →

Raising Resilient Young People

Increasing Autonomy Ages 13+ September 24, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Encouraging your young person to develop autonomy, while feeling secure doing so, and at a pace that everyone feels comfortable with, is most definitely a balancing… Continue Reading →

Kids, Stress, Anxiety & How Parents Can Recognize the Warning Signs

September 22, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Kids Are Hurting Our kids are hurting. Hurting because life as they know it, or knew it, has been turned upside down. Their social lives are in a shambles, school… Continue Reading →

Managing Emotions Ages 6-12

Elementary school kids are still learning to identify emotions, understand why they happen, and how to manage them. As children grow, the things that provoke emotional responses will change. This means the strategies they use to deal with them also… Continue Reading →

Encouraging Independence 6-12

September 14, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education As children get older, they can begin to do  more and more tasks and make decisions on their own. Some kids are confident trying new things, while others need a… Continue Reading →

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

September 2, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education It’s amazing, even surprising just how different children from the same family can be. Their personalities, likes, dislikes, and the ways they react to situations can all vary-a lot! These… Continue Reading →

Developing Communication Skills Ages 6-12

Good communication is always a two-way thing. Listening to children is just as important as what you say to them and certainly how you say it. This might not always be easy, especially when you’re tired, busy or have to… Continue Reading →

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