Speaker Event - Helping Your Child Grow Up Safe and Strong, with Paula Statman

Age Group
Infants & Toddlers: Birth to Age Three
Preschool through Elementary
Lectures and Special Events
Jewish Family and Children's Services
2150 Post Street
San Francisco
Nov 4 2010 Nov 4 2010
7:00PM — 8:30PM
Class Notes
Online registration is now closed; you can pay at the door, $15 per person. Thank you!

In this lively, interactive program national parenting expert, Paula Statman, will discuss how to keep children safe while at the same time helping them become self-reliant. “Starting in preschool you want to avoid the common trap of over protecting your child,” says Statman, author of Raising Careful, Confident Kids in a Crazy World.  “Kids don’t grow when they are over protected and they grow up too fast if they aren’t protected enough.” Statman recommends that parents use “the 5P’s”, an approach that gauges how much responsibility and freedom children can handle successfully.  A repeat guest on Oprah and resident expert on several parenting sites, including Nickelodeon, Statman brings wisdom, humor, and personal stories to a topic that concerns us all.

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