May 5, 2017
It’s Wednesday afternoon at the Irondequoit Family Wellness Center on East Ridge Road, and several women with babies are gathering. They’ve come for a drop-in peer support session organized by Parenting Village, a local nonprofit. They’ve come for the connection, and to support each other through the challenges of having a new baby.
Several hundred parents and children came to Rothfuss Park in Penfield for the event, now in it’s fourth year.
July 26, 2016
Parenting Village, a local non-profit organization supporting and connecting Rochester families throughout the year, is hosting its Summer Bash on July 31…
July 25, 2016
It takes a village to raise a child.
July 7, 2016
The parents of a toddler that got into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo have taken a remarkable level of criticism and abuse since the incident. And that has sparked a discussion about parent shaming: why are we so quick to judge the actions of other parents? Why do we assume certain things couldn’t happen to us? Parent shaming extends to discussions over breast feeding, school choice, even how kids are born.
April 26, 2016
Proceeds will help two local nonprofit organizations that support women and children: Parenting Village and the Society for the Protection and Care of Children.
July 26, 2015
Kids of Rochester enjoyed making crafts, playing trains, and competing in obstacles, while their parents learned about the opportunities families have here in Rochester at this year’s Summer Bash.
March 9, 2015
Emily Horowitz started a non-profit organization, Parenting Village, about two years ago to support families and battle the isolation that can often accompany the early stages of parenting.