Parenting Education & Support

The Nest’s Parent Education Program provides families with knowledge, skills and support to promote nurturing parenting, increase positive family communication, and build upon family strengths.  

Our classes are DCBS approved, free and we use Evidence-Based Nurturing Parenting Curriculum.

Available Classes 

Nurturing Moms: 12 Session Parenting Class for Women Only

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:30am – 11:00am

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Nurturing Dads: 12 Session Parenting Class for Men Only

Mondays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Intensive Infant Parenting:  10 Session Joint Parent-Intant Parenting Class 

Thursdays from 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Madres Amorosas:  12 Session Parening Class for Spanish Speaking Women

Mondays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm 

Parent Education Classes cover topics such as:  Nurturing Parenting Styles, Child Growth and Development, Sexual Self-Worth, Family Rules, Managing Anger and Stress, Empathy and Approaches to Discipline.

Support Groups

Restorative Yoga:  Designed to help survivors of trauma tap into the body’s healing energy, cultivate a deeper sense of connection within, create a calm and restorative sacred place, build strength and foster a sense of well-being and community.

Tuesdays at Noon

A Window Between Worlds:  An art class that offers participants the opportunity to take a window of time, to begin and support their process of self-discovery and healing.

Wednesdays at 11:00am

Lunch and Learn:  Offers a “real talk” about finances.  Tips and tricks about savings, setting goals and credit scores are shared in a round-table atmosphere.  Lunch is provided for free by The Nest and our sponsors.

Wednesdays at Noon

Parenting Cafe:  A safe place that promotes encouragement, motivation and uplifting support for Mother’s in times of need.  

Thursdays at 11:00am


Please contact Brooke Martinez, our intake coordinator, for more information or to enroll:  (859) 259-1974 Ext. 225.