Meet with other parents to share ideas, learn from each other, and support one another.
A small group atmosphere where parents share struggles, advice and stories with each other. Our parent group meets every other week on Tuesday at 11:30am. Lunch is provided and children are welcome. A variety of topics are discussed such as: Getting your child to eat healthy foods, discipline, healthy relationships, overindulgence, setting boundaries in your relationships, getting your child to bed, potty training etc. A schedule for the next month is available at the Center.
Birth Of A Family
Earn While You Learn
To help you be the best parent you can – we offer many ways to earn our “mommy money” and “daddy dough” such as:
• Reading brochures or books from our Resource Library
• Participating in one of our programs such as “First Time Mom”, “Parent Group”
• Watch a DVD from our Resource Library
• Participate in Early Head Start
• Participate in the Community Play Group
There are no income or other requirements to sign up so stop by today and register.
Complete pregnancy and Parenting worksheets to earn Mommy Money or Daddy Dough to spend in the baby pantry! Work at your own pace and earn as much “money” as you want! At His Love Family Resources we value relationships those of parent and child, parent and partner and clients and staff. To strengthen those relationships we use the Earn While You Learn Program to distribute the resources in the Baby Pantry such as diapers, wipes, clothing, baby food etc.
First Time Moms
A seven week course aimed at building lasting relationships between fathers and mothers in order to establish and grow a one-home family. Participation is free, but an application is necessary due to limited space in each course. Classes are led by trained Family Coaches. For information about when our next course begins, or how to apply, please contact the center at (989) 826-5817.
Individualized Parenting Classes
His Love Family Resources offers free one-on-one parenting lessons with a parent educator. Whether you have a particular need you want to address, are just wanting to be the best parent for your child or are filling court requirements for parenting classes, you can chose the number of classes you participate in. Some of the topics you can chose from are:
• Single Parenting
• Your Developing Baby
• Newborn Care
• Parent/Child Relationships
• Choosing Child Care
• Active Parenting for Stepfamilies
• Emergency First Aid
• Car Seat Safety
• Teaching Limits with Love
• Shaken Baby Syndrome
• 123 Magic
• More 123 Magic
• Yelling, Threatening and Putting Down – What to Do Instead
• Spanking – What to Do Instead
• Happiest Baby on the Block
To participate call the Center 989-826-5817 or stop by during our regular hours. An appointment will be scheduled for a time that will work for you.
Woman Of Worth
This program is for those about to become a First time Mom. We have many resources in our library to help prepare you for a role you have never filled before. When you sign up you will receive a parent mentor who will help you determine which topics would be most helpful for you to cover in ten sessions. If you complete ten sessions, in addition to earning mommy money to spend in the pantry you will receive a new crib or a $100 gift certificate to WalMart to spend on things for the baby or on a new outfit for you after baby has arrived. Some of the topics available are:
• 10 Things Every Child Needs
• Bonding with your Unborn Child
• Taking the New Baby Home
• Your Changing Body
• Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
• Development of the Baby
• Happiest Baby on the Block
Start a journey to Healthy Relationships. You are worthy of being truly loved and respected! Steps to Sexual Health DVD series is one approach to encourage and support women in healing from their past and choose to make healthy life choices. Session Topics Include:
• Evaluating your relationships and future goals
• Healthy self-image and worth
• Overcoming roadblocks
• Healing from past sexual history or abuse
• Choosing healthy relationships and healthy sexuality
Video sessions with individual Care and support are included in this program.
Remember, your past does not determine your future!
Call His Love Family Resources (989) 826-5817. to begin your journey to becoming a Woman of Worth today!