Every child's journey is different. We partner with and guide parents when challenges arise in their child's education, health, behavior or development, so children can reach their full potential.
"Knowledge is power and ParentsCAN helps families to be powerful."
~ Carmen B.
Our Impact This Year
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News & Notes
One December day, around the time I turned 5, my mother sat me down and gently informed me that there was no Santa Claus; she’d decided to become a Jehovah’s Witness, she explained, and we wouldn’t be celebrating Christmas anymore. I don’t recall being especially troubled by this bombshell at the time, and skipping out on holiday celebrations became my childhood norm.
With a little out-of-the-box thinking, you can give back in ways that meet the unique needs of your community and are fulfilling to everyone you encounter.
Self-Care Can Be Painful—in a Good Way
At a recent conference, where colleagues and I promoted and presented on self-care, I heard the “feel good” interpretation multiple times. For instance, one colleague, who’s an avid runner, shared that he detests running sometimes. He declared, “Running hurts! Now, massages! That’s self-care! They feel good!” I gently suggested that both running and massages can be self-care