Family support classes offered |

Family support classes offered

Record Courier Staff Reports

The Family Support Council of Douglas County offers a variety of classes for parents of children up to age 4.

In March:

March 8 – Potty training, 10 a.m.

March 14 – Basic baby food, 10 a.m.

March 15 – Afternoon of art, 2 p.m.

March 20 – LaLeche League; breastfeeding support, 2 p.m.

March 29 – Music ‘n Motion, 10 a.m.

“Toddler Time” is every Tuesday from 10-11a.m.

Other classes offered through April will be How to Survive Your Teen for parents of children ages 13-18, seven consecutive from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning April 24; Effective Parenting for parents of children ages 6-12, seven consecutive Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning April 26.

Classes are free but there is a $10 fee for materials, free on-site babysitting is available.

Parenting classes encourage the understanding of family dynamics as well as the dynamics of the individuals who make up a family. After attending classes, parents should be better able to provide a nurturing environment of care and security for their children so that they may grow into confident, productive adults. Register early – call Debbie or Danielle at 782-8692.

Family Support Council is located at 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville.