### Enhance Hope: Free Parenting Summit this Saturday

Parents and caretakers are welcome to discover effective techniques for fostering hope and resilience within their families at a special event scheduled for this weekend.

The Hope-Driven Parenting Summit will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Herman and Kate Kaiser YMCA located at 5400 S. Olympia Ave.

Attendance is free of charge, and a complimentary lunch will be served. To secure your spot, please complete the registration process on tulsaparentingsummit.eventbrite.com.

Organized by Hope Rising Oklahoma, the Hope-Driven Parenting program aims to provide support and guidance to families facing the daily challenges of raising children. Dr. Amy Emerson, a prominent pediatrician in Tulsa and the director of Hope-Driven Parenting, emphasized the significance of hope as a powerful tool for all families, regardless of their unique circumstances. Research indicates that higher levels of hope contribute to an increased capacity to thrive under any conditions.

At the summit, participants will delve into the mechanics of hope, techniques for gauging and enhancing hope levels, and strategies for nurturing resilient and healthier children.

Distinguished speakers at the event will include Chan Hellman, the esteemed professor and founder of the Hope Research Center at OU-Tulsa, along with Professor Angela Pharris, a senior researcher at the center.

This initiative is proudly presented by InAsMuch and the Gaylord Family Foundation.

For additional details, visit facebook.com/hopedrivenparenting.

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Patrick Prince