Stephanie Shares Isabella’s Story

Stephanie was concerned that her daughter wasn’t talking yet. Family and friends commented that Isabella was just shy and there was no need to worry. But for Stephanie, the nagging doubts persisted. “I just didn’t want her to be left behind,” she said. “We were both...

Supporting A Family During Crisis

Katie remembers that she was desperate to help her son but didn’t know where to turn. It had been a couple of really challenging years. She had a difficult pregnancy, her husband was recovering from prescription drug addiction, and although both parents were working...

Micro Preemies Thrive with Help from ChildStrive

Although Jamye and her husband Nate were expecting twins, they weren’t prepared to have them arrive 14 weeks early! Piper and Lincoln weighed in at about 2 pounds each and spent three months in the hospital. Most parents, after enduring a long NICU journey, hunker...

Parents as Teachers Helping Moms One on One

Roxy discovered she was pregnant while living in a shelter in Everett.  She enrolled in ChildStrive’s Parents as Teachers program during her pregnancy at the guidance of a Housing Hope Case Manager. Roxy and her son worked with ChildStrive’s Parent Educator, Alicia,...