Category Archive for: Parents

Water Safety Tips

by dstudio21

Remember: Think Healthy. Swim Healthy. Be Healthy! Follow CDC’s Steps of Healthy Swimming to protect yourself and loved ones from germs, chemicals, or injury when swimming or playing in the water this summer.                            

Guiding Good Choices

by dstudio21

Did you know that according tot the 2017 Healthy Youth Survey,80% of 8th graders report that they can talk to their parents about their problems. How can we make this 100%? The teen years are so important to maintain communication. We have a workshop starting this fall to help build those skills. Contact Deborah Connors,…

Drug Take Back Event

by dstudio21

April 29th from 10 am – 2 pm Bring any unwanted medications to one of the four sites listed below. Over the counter medications, vitamins, sharps, and prescriptions all accepted. PeaceHealth Memorial Health Center 33rd & Main (South Back Lot), Vancouver Battle Ground Police Department 507 SW 1st St, Battle Ground Kaiser Cascade Park 12607…

Positive Parenting Toolbox

by dstudio21

We’ve all hit challenging parenting moments! Sometimes it’s helpful to step back before reacting and ask. What age or stage is my child in? Maybe they are having strong emotional responses due to developmental changes. Am I doing too much for my child? They might be ready for more responsibility or to learn a new…

New Upcoming Classes

by dstudio21

NEW Upcoming class dates for Guiding Good Choices. A FREE 5 week family workshop series for parents of children ages 9-12. March, 22, 29 (Spring Break) April 12, 19 & 26. Are interested in: Building positive communication skills? Creating strong family connections? Tools for managing family conflict? Expectations/boundaries ? Preparation for the middle school transition?…

High five!!

by dstudio21

  • Posted on February 21, 2017

  • Parents

Parents are the most powerful influence in their child’s life! Why is this important? The research shows that caring adult(s) in the life of a child can help reduce early substance use and promote healthy decision making. Here are a few ideas, Talk to your kids often; Participate in family bonding actives; Be engaged with…