Now offering classes:

Upper Merion Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
132 E. Valley Forge Rd
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Lower Merion Beth David Synagogue
1130 Vaughan Lane Gladwyne, PA 19035

The Parenting Center is a 501c3 non-profit
organization. We are funded in part by
session fees and through the kind generosity
of the community.

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Topics We Discuss At The Center

  • Additional responsibilities and rewards with age
  • AIDS and HIV
  • Anger Management
  • Balancing Schoolwork and Social Activities
  • Children listening
  • Children who will not get up
  • Chores
  • Compliance issues
  • Consequences and limit setting
  • Children as leaders or followers
  • Controlling Impulses
  • Death of a pet
  • Delayed gratification
  • Discipline
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Establishing Limits
  • Friends
  • Grooming issues
  • Guilt
  • Homework and nice weather
  • Homework Issues
  • Independence
  • Internet safety
  • Labeling children
  • Making friends (how to)
  • Materialism and pre-teens
  • Meeting the needs of a child
  • Morning routines
  • Motivating Students
  • Moving and friends moving
  • Nutrition
  • Oedipal complex
  • Passive children
  • Peer Pressure
  • Perfectionism
  • Respect
  • Role expectation of children
  • Self-esteem
  • Sex Education
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • Sleep issues
  • Spending individual time with parents
  • Stranger danger for older children
  • Strong-willed child
  • Tattletales
  • Teaching how to engage another child in play
  • Teaching study habits
  • Test Phobia
  • Time Management
  • Who is in control?