By Becky Hodgson, Parent Liaison Sometimes, despite our best laid plans, the last cookie, a favorite seat in the car, or parental attention to another sibling can be all it takes to turn a happy family outing into anything but. The bickering and fighting our kids do will wear us down, disrupt the peace in […]
Check out the Thrive article in the latest edition of Montana Parent! Written By Becky Hodgson- the Parent Liaison from Longfellow and Hawthorne schools. Helping Our Children Develop Emotional Intelligence What if you could give your child gift that would help them have healthy relationships, promote success at school, and lower their stress levels? There […]
Healthy Sleep Habits by Hanna Doil, Thrive Parent Educator Healthy sleep habits are important for all of us, especially for our young children. Sleep makes happy babies, and happy babies make happy parents. Babies under 1 year of age need approximately 11-12 hours of sleep, and toddlers need about 10-11. That’s a lot of ZZ’s! […]
Make this Thanksgiving Memorable with Stories Becky Hodgson, Parent Liaison Hawthorne and Longfellow Elementaries While we share a meal this Thanksgiving, why not consider sharing some family stories with our children? Many of us can look back on our childhood with fond memories of the colorful stories our parents or grandparents told us. Those stories not only […]
With the days getting shorter and the air getting colder, families are starting to spend more and more time indoors. As much as we love our crisp winter days that let us get cozy by the fire- more time spent indoors can also mean that we are spending more time in front of screens. A […]
Only 20% of parents are considered Engaged Parents says Gallop.com. While we believe in Bozeman we believe this number is much higher, it does bring up an interesting question; what does it mean to be an engaged parent, and why would I want to be one? Research shows that when parents are engaged, their children are […]
We are so proud to share this article (link below) with you featuring our locally designed Partnership Project! This is a huge and rare accomplishment for any program in the country and is Thrive’s SECOND program that is scientifically proven to work! Kudos to Carrie Hook, the phenomenal program manager, the dedicated and talented Thrive […]
Thrive has announced that it is beginning the search for a new director. Executive Director, Deborah Neuman, plans to retire in the summer of 2015 after 28 years at Thrive. Read the press release here. Read the Bozeman Daily Chronicle article here.