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Parenting and Family Life Education

The Family Life Education program is one of the key ways in which The Parenting Center maintains its mission of providing professionals and family members with the tools, resources and services to build successful families. Our highly skilled and caring staff is the reason more parents turn to The Parenting Center for their questions about raising a family.

We offer more than 50 relevant topics on a wide range of topics in our parenting classes to help parents feel confident and successful in their role.  We are here at every stage of development, birth to teen, to assist parents in nurturing and guiding their children. We know parenting isn’t easy – this is why we offer classes at our offices, online, and in other community locations throughout the Metroplex. Online registrations are simple and fast. You may also call us, we’ll be glad to help.

Family Life Education classes are taught by trained, degreed, and experienced professionals. Our goal is to deliver quality, research-based instruction on effective, non-violent child-rearing practices, so that parents and caregivers can feel positive about their relationships with their children.

To register for upcoming classes, view the calendar or list of Family Life Education courses.


Need more individualized assistance? We offer private classes and parent coaching. With the help of our educator, parents or caregivers can select the topic that will help provide them with answers to some of the difficult aspects of parenting. Private classes are by appointment.
Sometimes parents need assistance implementing the skills they have learned. Parent Coaching is designed to help refine skills so that they become tools for success. Parent Coaching is only available by appointment with a Family Life Educator.


We would like to bring the classes close to your families or place of work.  Our educators can present programs to clubs, churches, schools, businesses and other types of groups at a community location. To schedule a program or staff development training and find out about group class fees, please contact Esther Grabow at egrabow@theparentingcenter.org.

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Class Descriptions

For more information about parenting education services please contact Esther Grabow at egrabow@theparentingcenter.org.

Bring the Incredible Years Series to your childcare or parenting group!

Incredible years is a free series offered for parents with preschool-aged children. Classes are engaging, fun, and interactive.

The Preschool Basic parenting program strengthens parent-child interactions and attachment, reducing harsh discipline and fostering parents’ ability to promote children’s social, emotional, and language development. Parents also learn how to build school readiness skills and are encouraged to partner with teachers and day care professionals so they can promote children’s emotional regulation and social skills. In the parenting groups, trained Incredible Years® facilitators use video clips of real-life situational vignettes to support the training and trigger parenting group discussions, problem solving, and practice exercises.

To learn more about this program’s benefits or to schedule a series for your group please contact Madison Filar at mfilar@theparentingcenter.org

What Others Are Saying about TPC Parenting and Family Life Education…

“Thank you for the wonderful presentation on Positive Discipline.  We all appreciate your time and talent.  I know you are making a positive difference in the lives of parents and children.”  – Montessori Children’s House Counselor
“Thank you so much!  I really enjoyed the format of this class with online, chat, and voice components.” – Online Parenting Class Participant
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