Parents and Children to Learn Together

Nurturing Parenting is a class offered in English and Spanish.

FIRC’s FREE 2-day Parenting Retreat will be held Friday 5/17/2019 from 5:00-7:30 pm and Saturday 5/18/2019 from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm at Keystone Science School. This session is geared toward parents of children ages 5-11. The class is available in English and Spanish and children attend their own age-appropriate class. There will be opportunities for parents and children to connect throughout the day during scheduled activities. Child care will be provided for younger siblings ages 0-5. All meals are included. Contact Ruth Hendricks at to register.

About the Class

The Nurturing Parenting Programs are a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices.


Parenting isn’t easy and you’re not the only one with questions.
Learn positive parenting skills to:
-Improve Communication
-Develop your child’s sense of positive self worth
-Empower children to make heathy choices
-Practice empathetic discipline