Recent News

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 12:19pm

The transition from summer to school might be a little harder this year. Love and Logic has some ideas on how to help your children with the transition and help them have a successful academic year.  Go to to sign-up for this free online webinar. 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 12:32pm

Parents Place is offering two classes in September. Active Parenting the 1st 5yrs. starts on Thursday September 9, 2021 from 6-8pm. This 4wk. class is for people with children birth to age 5yrs. old in their life. Ages and stages, brain development, age appropriate discipline techniques and more are covered in this class. Battles, Hassles, Tantrums, and Tears starts on Tuesday September 14, 2021from 6-8pm. This is a 4wk. class on adult anger, children's anger, calming techniques, discipline, and more. The fee for our classes is $20 per week individually, $25 as a couple. This can be adjusted, just ask. We do not have childcare available due to a lack of space for both parents and children. Infants too young to walk are welcome in class. Contact us by phone at 360-414-9212, text (360) 360-6761, Messenger at Parents Place Updates, or email with any questions. 

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 11:44am

This is an older class but relevant for today's world. Children and their parents are too dependent on social media to determine their self-worth. Also, as we re-enter society after the pandemic, this class can refresh your face-to-face communication skills. Learn how to be comfortable with yourself, gain confidence in your ability to parent, learn respectful ways to reject toxic messages, and more. Class starts Thursday June 17 from 6-8pm. Contact us at 360-414-9212 for more information or to sign up. 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 10:53pm

The Spring session of Ready for Kindergarten is open for enrollment. Give your child the best start on their 1st day of school by receiving a Ready Tool Kit and learning how to use it 10min. a day every day until your child starts kindergarten to prepare them for school success. This is a self-directed online class made free thanks to the generosity of United Way of Cowlitz County. This class is for families with children born between 9/1/2015 - 8/31/2020.

This class is currently being offered between 3/16/21 - 4/16/21. Go to to enroll in the class.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:11pm

The Cowlitz Community Network recently received a $60,000 grant to increase childcare capacity in the local area. In order to properly assess the quality of childcare and to improve these services, the Cowlitz Community Network is looking for families to complete a survey asking about their thoughts, feelings, and attitudes regarding childcare in the Cowlitz area. This survey is intended for parents/caregivers within Cowlitz County. Below is a link to their survey: