Free First Friday at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:31:32-08:00April 3rd, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month. Investigate Oregon's amazing fossils and ecosystems, and delve into its cultural history—from the First Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of today's Tribes.

Free First Friday at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:31:29-08:00March 6th, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month. Investigate Oregon's amazing fossils and ecosystems, and delve into its cultural history—from the First Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of today's Tribes.

Free First Friday at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:31:27-08:00February 7th, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month. Investigate Oregon's amazing fossils and ecosystems, and delve into its cultural history—from the First Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of today's Tribes.

Free First Friday at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:31:25-08:00January 3rd, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month. Investigate Oregon's amazing fossils and ecosystems, and delve into its cultural history—from the First Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of today's Tribes.

Managing Parenting Stress Over the Holidays 

By |2019-12-24T12:02:10-08:00December 24th, 2019|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Teens & Tweens, Toddler & Preschool|

Sometimes it seems like the demands and stresses of parenting just keep building up! For some parents, it just seems like there is too much to do each day—especially  during the holidays! The good news is there are ways you can handle the very real stresses of parenting through the holiday season.  Set realistic expectations [...]

Practicing Gratitude: What Are You Thankful For?

By |2019-12-17T14:36:50-08:00December 17th, 2019|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

At Camilla’s 6-year birthday party she was showered with gifts from friends and family. Her parents were overwhelmed with gratitude for the generosity that was shown to their daughter. But when the family arrived home after the party, Camilla became upset, crossing her arms and pouting because “she didn’t get the gift she really wanted.” [...]

Responding to Nightmares

By |2019-12-04T15:56:15-08:00December 4th, 2019|All Articles, Toddler & Preschool|

Did you have nightmares as a kid? Even if you don’t remember having them, chances are you probably did. And, for some of us, our childhood nightmares were so powerful that we still remember them to this day! Childhood nightmares are common in children 3-5 years old. With changes to their routine (starting in preschool [...]

Make Time For Everyday Learning Opportunities

By |2019-11-19T16:18:43-08:00November 19th, 2019|All Articles, Toddler & Preschool|

Toddlers and young children are constantly asking questions about their world: “Why is the sky blue?”, “Why do we have feet?” As a parent, it can be hard to keep up with their curiosity!  But the truth is, you are likely teaching your child more than you even realize through your everyday interactions. From building [...]

Encouraging Independent Play

By |2019-11-04T16:24:27-08:00November 4th, 2019|All Articles, Toddler & Preschool|

Preschoolers and their parents lead busy lives. There are pretend cakes to bake; dolls and stuffies with “boo boos” that need mending; and grocery shopping to do for the play kitchen. As fun as these games are for kids, there are very real tasks that all parents need to get done during the day—and it’s [...]