About Us
Serving Central Oregon since 1987

Guiding Principles

By incorporating best practices from a variety of research based curriculums the needs of the families are addressed as issues emerge and practical solutions are tried. The curriculums offered by TFC encompass the following principles:

  • Understanding a child's development and temperament is important for successful parenting.

  • Parents are their child's first teacher.

  • Families are strengthened through education, information, support and resources.

  • Positive discipline is based on a desire to teach instead of punish, empowering children through loving interaction and encouragement.

TFC Basic Beliefs

(based on the philosophy of Parents As Teachers)
  • Parents are their child’s first and most important teacher.

  • Parenting is one of the most challenging and important jobs they will ever do.

  • There is no one right way to parent.

  • Parents know their child best and what works best for them.

  • Parents who attend parenting classes are interested in new ideas

  • Birth to three is a critical stage of development.

Curriculum Topics

Understanding your child's behavior / personality
  • Brain Development
  • Stages and Phases
  • Discipline Strategies
  • Importance of Play
  • Potty Training
  • Sibling Rivalry
And Much More!


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