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

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): What can we do to protect our small humans?

Did you know that toxic stress as a child can lead to cancer as an adult? Before very recently, I didn’t either. It makes intuitive sense that health outcomes would be worse for a child who has experienced trauma. They…

While My Kid Finds Nemo, I’ll Find Sleep

We were watching Finding Nemo the other day, and I yawned…about 500 million times. As I stared at Marlin doing everything in his power to find his little Nemo, I started thinking about what I do when I am desperate…

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