Parenting Classes Resources
Most parents, no matter their background or socioeconomic standing, are somewhat frightened when they welcome their first child into the world. Learning to feed and care for an infant is one challenge you’ll face. Preparing your child to enter and thrive in school is another.
Parenting classes can help parents learn more about what to expect in the coming years and prepare for each developmental stage. Since confident, decisive parents tend to raise confident, secure children, parenting classes can give you a much-needed skill set and help decrease your feelings of anxiety. Mastering the basics is well worth the time you might spend in class.
Family Resource Center (FRC) offering a variety of free programs to families with children up to the age of 18 that live within Sacramento County.
- Birth & Beyond In-Home Visitation – Assistance for at-risk families, that are pregnant or have children birth – 17 years old, improve their parenting skills in order to reduce instances of abuse and neglect in the community.
- Parent Education – Workshops at the Family Resource Center are available at no charge that covers a variety of parenting issues.
Programs specifically for the 6 – 11 year age groups.
Phone: (916) 394-6300
2251 Florin Road, Suite 158
Sacramento, CA 95822
Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm
3020 I Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: (916) 271-4634
6 Compelling Reasons to Take Parenting Classes:
Master the Basics
- Stay Abreast of the Latest Research
- Learn How to Engage
- Discover How to Match Your Parenting Style to Your Child’s Personality.
- Gain Confidence
Parent Your Way to Happier Children
Parenting workshops aren’t just for young or inexperienced parents; they’re for everyone who wants to be a better parent. Even if you keep up with parenting books and blogs, read the latest research and are very involved in your child’s education, parenting classes can give you access to a wealth of knowledge you’ll have a harder time accessing on your own. By choosing to spend a couple of evenings in the company of other parents and parenting experts, you’ll gain access to the collective sum of their experience and knowledge.
At the end of the day, it’s true that every child is different. What works for one child may not work for another, and parenting classes can’t solve everything. They can, however, give you strategies that you can apply in your everyday life, help you meet other parents in the same boat and increase your confidence in your own parenting ability.