Wellness in your Family

To promote and provide resources for wellness and healthy living to families.
— Goal for Wellness Ambassadors in Families

Are you a Wellness Ambassador in your family?  Here are some suggestions:

  • Establish home visiting program to provide support to new mothers.
  • Host Family Fun Nights.
  • Host elder storytelling.
  • Offer parenting support groups and resources to enhance relationships between parents and children.
  • Offer classes to parents and caregivers that provide age and culturally appropriate discipline techniques.
  • Offer parenting support groups and resources to enhance relationships between parents and children.
  • Compile resources and plan for a multi-week course that offers positive discipline methods to parents.
  • Establish inter-generational programs that connect young parents and elders.
  •  Plan gatherings and events that connect elders and parents (i.e. meals, storytelling, game nights).
  • Offer a workshop on healthy relationships,
  •  Provide classes to new/to-be parents explaining the importance of and what constitutes healthy nutrition during pregnancy and for infants and children.
  •  Initiate an early childhood education/ HeadStart program.

Want more resources?

Traditional Parenting in the 21st Century: by Charles Moses

Alaska Youth & Family Network

Positive Discipline

Passage workshops

RuralCap

Thread Alaska

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Let's work together!  If you have an idea please share it below.

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