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Parents Place is the Bay Area's leading family resource center. From everyday issues to challenges requiring specialized assessment and intervention, Parents Place helps parents, caregivers, and educators support children at all ages. Parents Place professionals offer parenting workshops, parent coaching and consultation, child behavior and school support, clinical and special needs services, parent/child activity groups, and child and family therapy. Join the Parents Place community online or in San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties. Parents Place is a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and serves families of all faiths. For more information, visit www.parentsplaceonline.com.
Shootings in schools, movie theaters, and airports. War and terrorism. Car accidents, plane crashes, earthquakes … The list of horrible things that can happen is endless. And the fact that the world can be very dangerous is in stark contrast to one of our jobs as parents—to give our children safe.
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What makes the job of being a parent so exhausting for so many of us? We love our children deeply, we cherish the connection and moments of joy that come from our special and unique families. Yet our children can push our buttons, frustrate us, and bring us to a level of anger that is surprising.
Some great tips for finding a preschool from the experts at Parents Place
Summertime typically brings hot weather and family vacations. Swimming and playing in water can be a big part of summer plans! However, playing with water is a sensory-filled activity. With a little preparation you can be sure that your child’s next water outing or swim lesson is a success.
Some regard parenthood as the ultimate “sacrifice” in life because it requires us to put another life before ourselves.
What every parent should know before they start sleep training their baby.
Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Over 70% of U.S. moms say mothering is “incredibly stressful.” Studies also show that chronically stressed moms tend to be more insensitive to their kids’ needs, and that a mother’s ability to manage her own stress is a strong predictor of her kids happiness.
Increasingly we rely on technology, email, Facebook, and texting to communicate with others. Groups of children and teens to gather for a social outing only to be found looking at their phones and not at one another. Our level of engagement and the way we spend time with one another is changing.
Tips for helping your family adjust successfully to the addition of a new baby
Little do we know during pregnancy that almost every waking minute immediately postpartum will be filled with baby-related tasks.This unexpected feeling of loneliness is common. There are some ideas to help.
Choosing an elementary school for your child can be a daunting process. Here are some pointers to help you make the best choice.
Here are some phrases that may work well during challenging conversations with your children.
Breastfeeding horror stories—about pain, milk supply issues, or the baby not gaining enough weight— abound, but they make me sad because most frequently they are preventable. New moms can line up resources (a Board Certified Lactation Consultant) before your baby is born and get help fast!
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