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Decisions, Decisions—Choosing Elementary Schools
Choosing an elementary school can feel like the most important decision of your child’s life … when they are five. There are so many factors to consider: questions about the school’s philosophy, if there’s a personalized approach, too much homework, whether lunch is included, etc. I want to share my experience of choosing a school for my child because a lot of families are searching for a school that is the best fit for their child at this time of year. A few years ago, when my son Eli was four years old, I began doing some research on schools… Continue Reading
Celebrate Families and Young Children at Parents Place Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 17!
Parents Place is thrilled to announce its first annual Family Fun Day. If you live on the Peninsula and you have babies or children under five years old, you won’t want to miss this free event. Kids can bounce in the toddler fun zone, rock out to live music, sample a tasty treat, and play at one of the many children’s activity tables, sponsored by our community partners. Parents can meet our parenting experts and pop into one of the 20-minute mini-workshops on everything from mindfulness to tantrum tips. Free childcare will be provided by Stanford Park Nannies in our… Continue Reading
Announcing the New Parents Place Website!
We are excited to announce our newly designed website at www.parentsplaceonline.com. Our new look is bright, bold, and easy to navigate. The new design allows you to quickly find help for all your parenting needs—whether it’s through parent education, supporting your child with specialized services, or connecting with our community. There is also a special section for educators and professionals. The site is mobile device-friendly and allows you to access our services throughout the Bay Area: in San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin County, and Sonoma County. You can now consulted with one of our experts, and also see a list of… Continue Reading
We would like to wish you and your family a very Happy New Year! Stay tuned for our next post on Monday, January 7th, 2013: ‘Children & Sensory Processing’
30 Day Gratitude Family Photo Challenge 2012
Parents Place would like to celebrate Fall by introducing the 30 day gratitude family photo challenge (2012 edition). Our Winning Family will take home a one-year $75 dual/family membership to the San Jose Art Museum! Our winning photo will be posted to Facebook on November 30th! Good Luck! Details: Take photos of the things on the list in order to stay more present and grateful — Here are the things you need to know about the challenge: • You don’t need to be a photographer or even all that interested in photos to participate. All you need to be is… Continue Reading