The Parenting Cottage offers several options for group based parenting classes for the community in a variety of areas that can be utilized for parents seeking to obtain  parenting skills or for those who may have mandated parenting education needed.

THERE IS NO COSTS FOR ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED AT THE PARENTING COTTAGE. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES CALL 806-795-7552.

Parenting Toolkit:

Parenting-Tool-Kit 1Series of 5 – 2 hour evidence based parenting classes held in the evening to assist parents in going from good to GREAT parenting.  Topics includes:

  • Behavior, Temperaments & Parenting Styles
  • Age Appropriate Behavior Expectations
  • Cooperation, Communication & Bullying
  • Discipline vs. Punishment
  • Parental Rights & Responsibilities

 

Smart Start  

Parenting in the early stages is full of challenges and rewards.

The Parenting Cottage is partnering with Covenant Children’s Hospital to provide parenting classes at Covenant Children’s Hospital at 4000 24th St.  Classes will be held monthly and include the following topics:

  • Your Child’s Developing Personality
  • Milestones & Realistic Expectations
  • Creating a Safe Environment for your child
  • Positive Discipline and Parenting

For dates and times of classes and to register-call the Parenting Cottage at 795-7552.  There is no cost to attend.

 

Stork's Nest

Stork’s Nest Prenatal Classes

A collaborative venture between the Parenting Cottage, March of Dimes and the Texas Tech University School of Nursing – Stork Nest program, families can attend a 7 week series of prenatal classes held at the Parenting Cottage on Wednesdays at 11:30 AM.  Those attending earn points for the classes that can be redeemed for baby goods at the Stork’s Nest.  There is no cost to attend.  For more information call the Parenting Cottage at 795-7552 or the Stork’s Nest at 806-762-6730.

Topics for the classes include:

  • Pregnancy & Prenatal Care
  • Healthy Eating
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Labor & Birth
  • Caring for Baby
  • Life after birth
  • Parental Rights & Responsibilities

School Based Teen Parent Groups: 

Parenting classes for teen parents are offered at several area school campuses allowing teen parents to receive coaching on the challenges of parenting at a young age while also juggling academic loads.

 

See our Calendar for more information on class schedules or contact the Parenting Cottage at (806) 795-7552.