Interview with Dad
September 23, 2019 App Interview

This is a discussion with my father about the impacts of his parents, substance abuse, education, and music on his life.

"Las personas van a ser mas abiertas al hablar con una persona que se mire como ellos, que habla como ellos."

Faith Estrada is a home visitor at Cooperative Health in Columbia, South Carolina, which is also a Parents as Teachers affiliate. In this StoryCorps, Faith shares her experience as bilingual home visitor and explains how her own personal life and...

Jessica and Clayton’s life chats

Talking about growing up in cornfields, getting suspended from school, defacing a minivan with a rock, and working with kids.

"In Alabama we have our share of challenges, and I would say that one of the challenges for families are racial disparities."

Lee Johnson III is the Director of State & National Cross-Agency Collaboration, and of First 5 Alabama in the Office of Early Learning and Family Support. First 5 Alabama provides a forum for interdisciplinary collaboration by advocating for the application...

"I've worked with teens, with families who were displaced, or homeless."

Carrie has been a Parents as Teachers home visitor for 18 years. While reflecting on one of her happiest memories as a home visitor, Carrie said, “I had (served) a very, very young mom. She was so young, I wanna...

"My families were from everywhere…Somali families, Persian families, Iraqi families, some from Bhutan, and Burma…"

New American Pathways provides more than 5,000 refugees per year with the necessary tools to rebuild their lives and achieve long-term success. One of the programs they offer is Parents as Teachers home visiting. In this interview, Anastasia Hardy, Family...

Claudia and Kaitlyn talk about childhood, mindfulness, and parenting.

Claudia reflects on her childhood and the importance of family in her life. She shares lessons from parenting, mindfulness, and teaches Kaitlyn the concept of “self-talk”.