Parent Education at Nora: The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure

Hank Weisinger will present themes from his recent book, “The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure: A Positive Approach to Pushing Your Child to be Their Best Self”. This live, virtual presentation addresses one of the parenting dilemmas: the ‘art” of promoting your family values and goals for your student and at the same time, avoiding stressful results or pushing them … Read More

Summer programs extended due to later school start date

The county’s summer programs will be extended. Photo from CERDEC via Flickr. In a move likely to please a number of parents of school-age children, the county’s Department of Recreation and the school system announced they are extending their summer programs. The extension will accommodate parents without childcare options and is driven by the executive order signed last fall by … Read More

Local businesses now must offer paid parental leave

Photo from Public Domain Photos Employees in Montgomery County are now eligible for paid parental leave under an expansion of the county’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law unanimously passed by the County Council yesterday. “Generally, local governments don’t pass parental leave,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker (D-District 5), who was the lead sponsor on the bill. “The U.S. is the … Read More