Positive Parenting Awareness Month 2022

ACR-112 Bill presented by Assembly Member Tim Grayson

The quality of parenting and caregiving plays a major role in an individual’s life. So it makes sense to be educated as parents to be the best support system for their children. Positive Parenting Awareness Month highlights the importance of the nurturing relationships between parents/caregivers with their children. This year we highlight again the ongoing need to improve access to critical support services in the wake of the the ongoing pandemic. 

January Events

C.O.P.E. Family Support Center

  • Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Classes. Click to Register
    • Triple P Positive Parenting for Parents with Children 0-5. Starting 1/19; 9 Weeks 5-7PM on Zoom; No Cost
    • Triple P Positive Parenting for Parents with Children 0-5. Starting 1/20; 6 Weeks 6-8PM on Zoom; No Cost
    • Triple P Family Transitions for Co-Parenting. Starting 1/24; 13 Weeks 6-8PM on Zoom; $75
  • Raising Resilient Children (Seminar for Moraga Unified School District) 1/25; 6-8PM. Click To Register
  • Positive Parenting for Black Families: Seminar for African American Families with children 0-5; 1/26; 6-8PM. Click to Register
  • Everyday Moments: Parenting Discussion Group. Topic: Dealing with Disobedience. 1/27. ENG and SPA 
  • Everyday Moments: Parenting Discussion Group. Topic: Managing Fighting and Aggression. 1/31. ENG

Child Abuse Prevention Council

  • Nurturing Parenting Program 
    • 1/12: on Zoom. 9am English  
    • 1/13: Greater Richmond Interfaith Program-In Person. 6pm. English
    • 1/18: on Zoom. 6pm. Spanish
    • 1/20: on Central County Zoom. 6pm. Spanish
    • 1/24:  on West County Zoom. 6pm. Spanish
    • 1/25: on West County Zoom. 9am. Spanish
  • Call to Register:  (925) 798-0546
Holding Hands

1
Saturday

Welcome to Positive Parenting Awareness Month-PPAM
2022!
Set Table for Dinner

9
Sunday

Have a Sunday Family Dinner together. 
Resources
Notebook

13
Thursday

Write a gratitude list together.
Image by Unseen Histories

17
Monday

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Talk to your child about civil rights. 
A Hug

21
Friday

National Hug Day! Celebrate by sharing some affection with your kids.
Black & White

25
Tuesday

National Opposite Day 
Have fun with your kids by doing everything backwards
Fireworks

2
Sunday

Challenge your kid to write the highlights of 2021 in 21 words, and their hopes for 2022 in 22 words. 
Kids Blowing Bubbles

6
Thursday

Throw a Bubble Party in your backyard! Have fun blowing bubbles with your kids.
Girl Painting in Art Class

14
Friday

Nurture your child's interests. Ask them about their hobbies and try getting involved.
Image by Mel Poole

18
Tuesday

Read a Winnie the Pooh story in honor of Winnie the Pooh Day.​
 
Walking in the Woods

22
Saturday

Spend time outdoors as a family. Walk among nature and have a picnic.
Image by Dev Asangbam

26
Wednesday

Be mindful of your language and tone with your child. Children are sensitive to your moods. 
Girl Holding Ice Cream

30
Sunday

How well do you know your child? Ask them to quiz you on their favorite things?
Schoolgirl with Books

3
Monday

Back to School: Join your child in learning and signup for a parenting seminar or class.
Teengers with Laptop

7
Friday

Explore ways to help your tween or tween develop “soft skills” like self-advocacy and a work ethic. For more info
Image by Keren Fedida

11
Tuesday

Maintain consistent discipline. Lay down clear and firm rules for your child to follow.
Holding Electronic Gadget

15
Saturday

Check in with your child about using their cellphone. Help them be responsible and safe. More info

19
Wednesday

Model positive problem-solving with your partner for your child by discussing an easily solved issue.
Pencils

23
Sunday

Spend some quality time and complete a word search with your child. Complete online or print.
Image by Jon Tyson

27
Thursday

Remember to be Consistent. Set schedules and rules that are understood by your child.
Arm Around Shoulder

31
Monday

Keep the supportive caregiving going. Follow the organizations below that are a part of PPAM
Pasta with Tomato Sauce

4
Tuesday

National Spaghetti Day: Help your kids cook a delicious meal together
Colorful Books

8
Saturday

Have fun with books: go to the local library and read with or to your child. More Info
Yoga Instructor

20
Thursday

Take care of yourself as a parent. Your wellbeing impacts your child's wellbeing.
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28
Friday

Tell your child a bedtime story about yourself. 

Local Organizations that are part of PPAM