Playful Parenting means joining children in
their world of play, focusing on connection and confidence,
giggling and roughhousing, and following your child's lead.
Sometimes just reading about it isn't enough, and it helps to
have some one-on-one coaching. Through play therapy in my office or your home, my goal is to help parents and
families rediscover the joy of playing and enjoying one another.
PLEASE NOTE: I am no longer offering telephone consultations. I highly recommend the phone consultation services of Hand in Hand Parenting. You can reach them at handinhandparenting.org or (650) 322-5323.
The all-day or weekend workshop is a chance for intensive
training in the theory and practice of Playful Parenting, for
parents and parent educators.
basics of Playful Parenting: connecting, building
confidence, and resolving problems through play.
emotional life of the child (temper tantrums, tears,
the parent you always wanted to be: overcoming
obstacles in ourselves and in our environment in order to
parent effectively and happily.
Leadership: All parents are already leaders, because
we work towards improving things for our families and our
communities. We can be more influential and effective
leaders by organizing parents, coaching and teaching
parents, and working towards making the world a better place
for our children to grow up.
half-day or all-day get-togethers for parents and children to
have fun with active play, while getting some coaching, advice,
and encouragement from Larry.
The Principles of Playful Parenting
The Emotional Life of Children
Mom, They're Teasing Me
Becoming the Parent You Want to Be
The Importance of Play
Recent and upcoming lectures and workshops:
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Newton, MA
Parentime, Bucharest, Romania
Anneliese Schools, Laguna Beach, CA
Blue School, New York, NY
Purvite7 Magazine, Sofia, Bulgaria
Teleseminar with Hand in Hand Parenting