Did you ever wish your child came with instructions?

Featured Program: Magic, Science and Wizardry Camp

One week only! July 30, 2012 — August 3, 2012

Join “Professor Kirk” and other Harry Potter fans this summer and learn to perform magic with poise and skill and demonstrate an understanding of the science behind the magic. This camp is designed for entering 4th to 6th graders. Register here.




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Did you ever wish your child came with instructions?

child and parent.jpgParents Place is the Bay Area's leading family resource center.

We provide parent coaching and consultations, parent workshops, parent/child activity groups and ongoing seminars for busy families of children, birth through the teen years. If you have parenting topics or issues of interest that you do not find here, feel free to give us a call with your suggestions for future topics - 650-688-3046.

You are invited to a special book reading and signing event!

"Is That Me Yelling? A Parents Guide to Getting Your Kids to Cooperate Without Losing Your Cool"

May 15, 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Books, Inc.

What if there was a gentle, effective way for you to improve your kid's behavior without losing your cool or raising your voice? In this book, Rona Renner outlines valuable communication strategies that focus on your child's unique temperament. While most books on discipline are "one size fits all," this book offers a tailored parenting approach. With author Rona Renner, RN

This event is co-sponsored by Books Inc. and Parents Place. It is an offsite event at Books Inc., 74 Town and Country Village, Palo Alto, Ca 94301. 

Visit us at two Parents Place locations on the Peninsula!  

Palo Alto: 200 Channing Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301; 650-688-3040; Karen Friedland-Brown, MA, director; KarenFB@jfcs.org

San Mateo: 2001 Winward Way, Suite 200, San Mateo, CA 94404; 650-931-1840; Stephanie Barry Agnew, BA, Parent Education Coordinator; StephanieA@jfcs.org