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Basic Ingredients for a Healthy Kitchen

The first step to start cooking healthy is to stock your kitchen with a variety of foods that you can throw together for healthy meals in a hurry. Keep these foods on hand for fast meals on busy nights.   In the cupboard Beans: Black, pinto, kidney, chickpeas, lentils, refried Rice: Brown, long-grain rice mixes …

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18 Signs that you are Building a Healthy Relationship

Parent University offers many courses of a wide variety, including taking care of our own relationships!   “Healthy Relationships” are key to successful families in our community, if not the very core of all our Parent Skills working together! Without that strong, loving center of parents working together, everything else might become that much trickier. …

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Being Successful with Collaborative Co-Parenting

What is “Collaborative Co-Parenting,” and how does it affect me? If you are raising children with another person, such as your significant other, ex, mother, grandmother, etc., then that’s co-parenting.   At Parent University, our “Collaborative Co-Parenting” course is here to aid you in understanding how to have a healthy and stable relationship where communication …

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Don’t Forget, It’s Not Just What You Say…

“It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It.” We know how important it is to mold a child’s positive behavior, learn ways to shape positive behavior with your youth. Being assertive make it sound as if assertiveness is all about what you say, however, over the years experts have learned that it’s really not …

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23 Jul · admin · No Comments

Know You and Your Child’s Rights in Special Education

The most important thing for a parent is to know their rights concerning their child’s special education. When parents understand what it takes to plan their child’s education, line of communication open for them and their child’s teachers.   The “Advocating for your Child” Course is important for parents to become an effective advocate for …

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Do You Know How to Get Ahead in a just Gettin’ By World?

It may seem like we see so many people get ahead in life. We ask ourselves how do I do the same for me and my family? If you want to learn how to make those small changes and get BIG RESULTS? Parent University has a great workshop on ways for you and your family …

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Daddy’s Home for Parent University

After listening to North Omaha fathers, the Learning Community created a new course just for our dads.   When conducting parent focus groups recently, the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties discovered fathers shared a common need. And in May, the Learning Community launches “Daddy’s Home,” a six-week Parent University course with training and …

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Prime Time Reading with our Parents

Reading to your child helps them succeed academically and find joy in life everyday. At Parent University  1. Reading to young children sets them up to succeed   The more you read to your children, the more knowledge they absorb, and knowledge is important in all aspects of life. There have many studies that show …

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