Carol Wingate – 9.29.19

Granny Carol’s life, childhood, passions, and recent cancer diagnosis

"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.

"Equity is something that we discuss and equity is something that we strive to achieve" said Lee.

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”.

Christy, a former PAT home visiting participant shares what it was like to be a first time mom of a child with the diagnosis of Autism.

“I finally called Parents as Teachers when he was three. He was getting thrown out of preschool classrooms, and not allowed to come back. I realized I needed some help. I needed someone to just give it to me straight....

Tran Tuong Nhu story share with her son Ky-Nam

Conversation between mother and son, joined midway through by father, touching in her upbringing in Viet-Nam and Europe, how she met her husband, and the most pivotal moment in her life.

Listening to Momma

I asked my mom several questions about my childhood. We discussed what is was like to mother me all the way to how she feels about me soon becoming a wife.

Katery and Carolina Developmental Project

I interviewed my friend Carolina and discussed her reasons for not wanting to have children and which developmental concepts may have been in effect and shaped her experiences and outcomes.

Mom’s 60th Birthday

Mom talks about her life and what she has learned

I look at their children and they are so full of love and empathy and love. My kids are the parents I wish I could have been like.

Activist Deborah Allen talks about organizing ACT UP Shreveport as a single, working mom who also was attending college. She made a living as a hairstylist and sewing gowns for drag queens. After her friend John David was diagnosed with...

Chloe Dennis Interview

In this interview, we talked about things that are important to my mom.

Mom interview

My mother discusses the impacts parenting has had on her.

Mom

We talked about the hard times but also the good times throughout my mom’s life. She also told me that she’s proudest of my brother and I’s effort in school.

Dad

We talked about how the Navy impacted my dad’s life. I also ask him questions about raising my brother and I.

History Interview

I asked my mom about her life growing up, and my life growing up.