Making the Most of Your Weekly Supervision Sessions

For this week’s tip, we turn to GGK and RE-MAP trainer Zoe Lemme. In this post she addresses a question that comes up frequently as programs work toward creating a program culture that supports the work that Home Visitors are doing with families utilizing the GGK and GGF curricula. One Home Visitor asks “What can…

Michelle Talks Protective Shield

During a recent GGK Preschool training, the parent of one four year old commented that her daughter had told her “thank you Mommy…that makes me feel loved.” There’s magic in those words! It’s no accident that E-Parenting makes up the heart of our Daily Do Dude. This parenting skill set is critical to the parent-child…

Advice on Giving Advice? This seems so ‘Meta’!

One Home Visitor asks a question on a topic that many of us struggle to manage…”What can I do to avoid giving advice to my families?” This is a bit of a tricky one…we wondered…can one of our GGK trainers answer this without actually giving advice?? Hmmm…  Shawna Thomerson, one of our Master Trainers stepped…

Let’s Get this Party Started!!

During a recent training in Elkhart, Indiana, several participants selected “Get this Party Started” as the song that best described how they were feeling about their Tier 1 Growing Great Kids (GGK) week. That too seems to be the perfect way to describe our feelings about this kick-off of our new Blog! A big part…