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Mindful Parenting: An Infant/Toddler Parent-Group

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Mama Group

Becoming Social: A Preschool-Readiness Group

Loving Discipline: A Court Approved Parenting Class Series

Loving Discipline: One-Day Parenting Workshop

Mindful Parenting: An Infant/Toddler-Parenting Group

Innovative parent-infant and parent-toddler groups

For children newborn to three years of age (grouped by age)

Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Wednesdays, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Fridays, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Fridays, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Saturdays, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

These groups provide a unique, developmentally-based approach to promoting sensitivity, flexibility, and mindfulness in communication between parent and child, focused on enhancing the attachment relationship. Topics may include:

  • Setting limits with love and empathy
  • Managing "big feelings"
  • Promoting cognitive, emotional, and sensory motor development
  • Enhancing the attachment relationship through observational exercises
  • Songs, finger play, snack time to promote child-led initiative

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Mama Group


Facilitated by maternal mental health family therapists

Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

This group provides a supportive environment for moms to connect with their baby and other moms in a safe, reflective space. You wil receive support for breastfeeding or bottle feeding, and self care strategies to manage the "baby blues", postpartum depression, feelings of anxiety and other concerns typical of new parents struggling with PPD and anxiety. In these groups you will find the support you want from other new moms and the topics you are interested in, including:

  • Your transition to motherhood - stressors, challenges, and opportunities
  • The "baby blues", postpartum depression, and feelings of anxiety
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Sleep support
  • Self care
  • Partner support

Becoming Social: A Preschool-Readiness Group

Fridays, 3:30 - 5 pm 

In this preschool-readiness parent-child group, your child will develop age-appropriate social skills and learn to accept simple instructions from our child development specialists, all during a fun playground group experience. While children are in the play yard, parents will observe the children's social interactions and process their experiences in a discussion group.

Loving Discipline: A Court Approved Parenting Class Series

Facilitated by licensed and pre-licensed family therapists

10-week series starts 3/29. Call now to register!

Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Loving Discipline teaches parents to set limits effectively by using empathy, love, and understanding in order to encourage cooperation and to strengthen the parent-child bond. Each class focuses on helping parents develop the capacity to become more sensitive and reflective, and to raise happy and resilient children.

Topics will include:

  • Behavior techniques that elicit cooperation
  • The key to understanding that your children's behaviors are communications that need to be understood
  • Reflective abilities to enable parents to sensitively respond to their child

Loving Discipline: A One-Day Parenting Workshop


Saturday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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