Parents

Being a parent is hard work! Thanks to generous funding, we are able to provide research-based resources including monthly newsletters and blog posts to help you along on your parenting journey.   Check out an OPEC Parenting Hub near you!

Parenting Educators

Parenting Educators play a key role in supporting families in Oregon. Together as a community of parenting educators, we want to share opportunities for training, network for support and the sharing of resources, and promote quality in our practice.  

Grantees

As an OPEC grantee, there are a number of resources available on this site to facilitate administration of your grant. Please check out the Grantee directory and password-protected Resources page for more information!

Latest Articles

Tweens, Teens, and Screens

By Megan McQueen As a parent of adolescents, I struggle with how much my kids are “plugged in.” When I consider my hopes for them – compassionate, curious lives with fulfilling relationships – I wonder if their time on screens…

En Español: Tweens, Teens, and Screens

Por Megan McQueen Como madre de adolescentes, lucho con la cantidad de tiempo que mis hijos están “conectados”. Cuando considero mis esperanzas para ellos —vidas compasivas y curiosas con relaciones plenas—, me pregunto si el tiempo que pasan frente a…

Español: Integrating Mindfulness in Parenting Education Classes

Por Megan McQueen Como madre, he encontrado que el espacio es el camino para ser lo mejor que puedo ser. Necesito espacio para cultivar mis intereses, pero también espacio entre un evento y mi reacción. En ese momento puedo recuperarme,…

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