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OSU parenting experts offer advice for families under quarantine

Early childhood experts offer parenting advice for how to make the best of these challenging times.

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Can you learn happiness?

In Life Hacks for Emotional Intelligence and Well-Being, Shauna helps students explore happiness, but also the value of other emotions.


Raising a healthy generation begins with developing knowledgeable parents

Shauna Tominey says one of OPEC’s greatest impacts is helping parents and caregivers realize they are not alone.

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Helping children grow

The sixth annual Oregon Parenting Educators Conference and Training Institute will be held May 19-20 at LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the Oregon State University campus. The conference, hosted by the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC), is designed with parenting educators in mind and provides an […]

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Committed to compassion

In her new book, Oregon State’s Shauna Tominey offers parents, caregivers and other adults who work with young children tips and tools for navigating those important and sometimes difficult conversations.


Room to grow

This conference focuses on bringing professionals together from many different fields – including parenting education, home visiting, early childhood education, health care, social work and early intervention specialists. Professionals working with families and children of any age in any setting will find the conference beneficial.