parenting

Play, Learn and Grow Together at your new Family Place Library

Explore the Early Childhood Area: A safe and fun environment where you and your young child can read, play, and learnFamily Place Library Kitchen. This space features toys for infants, toddlers , and preschoolers to explore. By playing with your child, you are helping their intellectual, physical, social, creative, Family Place Library Carsand emotional development.  Browse our Parenting Collection: It covers every aspect of child rearing and parenting. Find books on nutrition, literacy, child development, and more. Resources include books, DVDs, magazines, and pamphlets. Our staff is here to support you and your little one. We hope you enjoy our new services.

Visual Science

Help Your Kids with ScienceA picture is worth a thousand words, right?  Maybe that's why I have trouble ordering from a menu without a picture of the dish.  And that's why I like "visual" books for learning.  One of the latest is Help Your Kids with Science: a Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide.  Check it out whether it's for your kids or for your own science refresher.

Kicking Them Out of the Nest

The Naked Roommate: For Parent's OnlySending your child off to college can be an overwhelming task, but Harlan Cohen's got you covered.  Check out The Naked Roommate: For Parent's Only to prepare you for things like paying the bills, keeping them safe, the summer before, keeping in touch, and more. 

Can We Talk?

 Can We Talk is  an interactive workshop for parents, compliments of Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services.  Learn how to develop the skills you need to communicate clearly with your kids.  The second workshop is  Mixed Messages and Peer Pressure, and will be conducted on Thursday November 19, 2009 from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Register for the workshop by called us at 281-446-3377.  Light Refreshments will be provided.

Para Los Ninos

Para Los Ninos will be presented on Tuesday, November 10th, at 10:30 am in the Toddler Time slot at the North Channel Library. Raising a Reader is one of a series of programs developed by the Children's Museum of Houston, featuring bilingual stories and activities. This interactive program includes lots of tips for helping your young child to learn. The one-on-one program is recommended for children ages 0-7 and their parents/caregivers. For attending, you will receive a Children's Museum pass good for 6 people!!

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