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The 3-fold purpose of “Uplift Families” is to

  • 1. strengthen parent-child relationships
  • 2. provide tools and resources that improve parenting skills
  • 3. help children make safe and healthy choices



Our long term goal as parents is to raise independent, productive adults. We want our children to be able to grow up, move away and function well on their own. Giving...


The problem with “parenting experts” and parenting books is that every kid is different, and general advice often does not work with specific kids!  


Like sardines in a can, we crammed ourselves into a shuttle bus and journeyed from the ballpark back to our car.  I was quietly grateful my husband and I and our...


While scrambling eggs over the stove, I listened in on my son telling my daughter about the surprise left under his pillow.

At 7 1/2 years old, my son has waited...


June 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

United Way Day of Action

September 19, 2015 at 06:00 PM

2015 Uplift Families Parenting Conference

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Teaching Important Parenting Skills



2015 Parenting Conference September 19, 2015 Thanksgiving Point


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