Working Family Resource Center (WFRC) was established in 1985 as a program of the St. Paul Public Schools to provide early childhood education to working parents in downtown St. Paul. Over time, WFRC broadened its focus to include parenting classes of children from birth through young adulthood, and work-life education that addresses issues throughout the life cycle. Today, WFRC partners with other organizations to provide comprehensive, cost-effective work-life programs in over 42 states.
…designed to provide parents of 0-5 year olds and their child(ren)’s caregiver with the tools necessary to promote optimal early learning, building a strong foundation for school-readiness.
Examples of topics:
• Parenting 101: How to Understand and Enjoy your Child’s Development
• Developing Self-Esteem in Young Children
• Creative Discipline and Communication with Preschoolers
• Connecting to Children through Play
• The Importance of Early Literacy
i-Parent Insights are 60 second audio recordings offering quick tips and information about various child development topics.
We are excited for the official release of i-Parent Insights this fall, created through a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Education and Working Family Resource Center! Click here for a sneak preview about self-esteem and praise!
Over the years we have developed an ever-growing collection of tips for busy families. Broken down by topic, our timely tips library offers advice on every aspect of parenting. Utilize these timely tips for your own personal use or distribute them to employees as a work-life resource tool.