Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative

Category: Research

Parents: Reading is great (!), but math is your friend, too

⇒ Download our corresponding research handout: Spotlight on Parenting Research: Boost Math Skills by Engaging Children in the Home Why Math, Why? If you are like me, you may have started to read parenting books while pregnant. Then, if you are…

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The Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness with Children at Home

Breathe in, breathe out. Breathe in, breathe out. This simple phrase is a common component of mindfulness, which has become a powerful tool in teaching parents and young children how to regulate their emotions and behaviors. Mindfulness is defined as…

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Surviving and Thriving Through the Holidays: Tips for Families to Move More and Eat for Health

by Kathy Gunter Ph.D and Emily Tomayko Ph.D.

The holidays are a time for families to create new traditions and share long-treasured observances. It is also a great time to share activities that promote holiday (and everyday) health behaviors that will enable everyone to enjoy those family traditions in good health for years to come.

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What I Learned from Teaching my Daughter About Empathy

by Shauna Tominey, PhD
Meet Shauna Tominey, Assistant Professor of Practice & Parenting Education Specialist at Oregon State University

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Ayudando a los Padres a Entender el Desarrollo del Idioma Ingles en Niños que Están Aprendiendo Ingles

Escrito por: Guadalupe Díaz, Cesiah Vega & Dr. Karen Thompson (English Version of Post) Los padres cuyos hijos son Estudiantes del Idioma Ingles (ELL por sus siglas en Ingles) a menudo tienen muchas preocupaciones sobre el desarrollo del lenguaje Inglés…

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Helping Parents Understand English Language Development in English Language Learners

by Guadalupe Díaz, Cesiah Vega & Dr. Karen Thompson

Parents whose children are English Language Learners often have many concerns about their children’s English language development. Many myths surround English language development…

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Promoting Positive Health & Development in Children

by Megan McClelland, Ph.D
(Oregon Parenting Education Week Newsletter – 2015)
Although many young children have healthy and positive childhoods, disturbing numbers of children continue to experience abuse. There are a number of ways that this can be prevented…

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