Picture-Perfect Parenting


From toilet training to learner’s permits, parenting is filled with challenges. Raising children comes with a huge set of challenges, and there aren't many easy answers.

But we can help you create a brighter picture for you and your family. 

We offer a series of interactive workshops that teach effective discipline techniques, positive parenting approaches, and self-esteem building. And we are now enrolling families for the next DARE To Be You session.

Workshops begin June 5 and include games, crafts, parenting tips and dinner.

There are specialized classes for children ages 3 and older. Participants would attend workshops on Tuesday and Thursday nights, from June 5 through June 28.

Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and classes will be from 6—7:30 p.m.

The workshops take place at Kenmore Club, 623 Kenmore Ave. in Fredericksburg. Adults who complete the program will receive a $50 gift card.

Building Skills

DARE To Be you is a family-based prevention program that focuses on positive behavior to help parents develop self-esteem, communication skills and stress management techniques. The sessions are appropriate for parents with children of all ages.

Prevention Services Coordinator Michelle Wagaman said:

We love being able to provide this family strengthening opportunity. It's a chance to enjoy a family meal - without the stress of cooking - while building skills in an engaging and positive setting. ‎Children have fun activities that reinforce the same lessons discussed in the parenting group.

For details or to register for the training, contact Jennifer Bateman, Prevention Specialist, at 540/374-3337, ext. 100 or jbateman@rappahannockareacsb.org.

When signing up, share the ages of children who will be attending and any special needs or food limitations.

Family strengthening program helps parents create happy pictures

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