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Parents Invited to Free Parent Education Series: 'Raising Resilient Children'

The free presentations will be held in Feb., March, April and May in the Pleasanton Public Library.

Information submitted by the City of Pleasanton—

The City of Pleasanton continues the 2014 free Parent Education Series on Wednesday, February 26 with “Raising Resilient Children” presented by Rachel Sklar, MSW and a Certified Parent Coach from Parents Place on the Peninsula.

Many parenting experts feel that parents are under continuous pressure to plan, enrich, and do this important job of parenting the one, precisely right way. The pressure and stress on today’s families can be overwhelming! This free seminar focuses on the challenges of raising children in today’s “hurry up” world. 

Participants will learn strategies for raising resilient and healthy children, and how parents can establish healthy family schedules and find the right balance for their families.

The parent education series was developed by the Community Services staff, in conjunction with the Pleasanton Youth Commission, the series was designed to meet the goals of the Youth Master Plan. 

All programs will be held in the large meeting room of the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

Subsequent monthly presentations will be held in the same place, at the same time, on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, March 26: A Balanced Approach to Navigating Youth Sports
  • Wednesday, April 23: The Wonder Years: Transition to Middle School
  • Wednesday, May 28: I’m Talking But They’re Not Listening: Communicating with Children    

For more information, please visit http://ptownlife.org/parent-education-series, or call (925) 931-3434.


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