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Location: 9822 SW Gorsuch Road
Phone: 206-463-5502
Hours: 10a.m. - 4p.m. Mon/Wed;
1 - 4p.m. Tues/Thurs/Fri              
Email: familyplace@vyfs.org

 

 

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An essential primer on how to be a parent...This book is developmental science translated into practical love.
— Gabor Mate

 

Rest, Play, Grow Book Discussion group

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Wednesdays 6-8pm
6 weeks:  Oct. 11th- Nov. 15th
Childcare available
Participants will read two chapters during the week and come together to share insights, questions, and experiences. In case a participant is not able to do the reading, there will be a review of the material at the beginning of each meeting. Discussions facilitated by Christine Wood.

Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (Or Anyone Who Acts Like One)
Based on the work of one of the world’s foremost child development experts, Rest, Play, Grow offers a road map to making sense of young children, and is what every toddler, preschooler, and kindergartner wishes we understood about them. Baffling and beloved, with the capacity to go from joy to frustration in seconds, young children are some of the most misunderstood people on the planet.

Chapters (topics covered):

  • How Adults Grow Young Children up
  • The Preschooler Personality: Part beauty, part beast
  • Preserving Play: Defending childhood in a digital world
  • Hungry for Connection: Why relationship matters
  • Who's in Charge? The dance of attachment
  • Feelings and Hurts: Keeping children's hearts soft
  • Tears and Tantrums: Understanding frustration and aggression
  • Alarmed by Disconnection: Bedtime, separation, and anxiety
  • "You're Not the Boss of Me": Understanding resistance and opposition
  • Discipline for the Immature: Buying time for the child to grow up
  • How Young Children Grow Adults Up

FP Member Pricing (class fee includes book):
HUD category:      Class Session Fee:     Childcare fee (per week):

Category A                 $40                           $5
Category B                  $46                     $6
Category C                  $52                     $7
Category D                  $58                     $8
Category E                  $64                    $9
Category F                  $70                    $10

Non-Member Pricing (class fee includes book):
HUD category:      Class Session Fee:     Childcare fee (per week):
Category A                  $46                        $6
Category B                  $52                    $7
Category C                  $58                    $8
Category D                  $70                   $10
Category E                  $76                   $11
Category F                  $82                    $12

Second child is half price. Register here or call 206-463-5502.

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