Supporting New Parents

No matter how much you organize, practice, read and plan, nothing fully prepares you for parenthood. Having a baby changes your life. It doesn’t matter if it is your first child or your seventh.  You face long nights and a … Continued


“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss   Dr. Seuss knew how to engage children while communicating big messages to adults at the same time. What a great reminder – a person has rights, boundaries, worth, … Continued

Public Response Frazzled

Every parent has been there. You are in a public setting and your child is testing your patience. You repeatedly try to control your child. Nothing is working. Your child is loud, running, touching everything, taking things off shelves, upset. … Continued


When talking to the staff or board at Ray of Hope, it won’t take long before you hear about our Multidisciplinary Team. It’s the foundation of the work we do. In fact, we’re so committed to the team approach that … Continued

Hurricane Harvey

It’s no secret that Bartlesville has very close ties with Houston. Many local corporations and employers, such as ConocoPhillips, Phillips66, Truity and more are headquartered in Houston or have a sizeable presence there. But our link goes deeper than office … Continued

Blue Sunday

April 29th marks the last big milestone in our month-long look at Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. If you look back, we discussed the history of Child Abuse Prevention Month and how its beginnings relate to where we are … Continued

21 Ways to Support

At Ray of Hope, we often receive calls from people who looking for ways to get involved and support our mission to provide hope and support to children and families impacted by abuse. We know there are so many amazing … Continued