Grandparent parenting program offered

A new program called Parenting the Second Time Around is being offered for grandparents who are raising grandchildren.

The program will be held each Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. beginning August 19, and will run through October 7 at the Family Resource Center in Webster. Some topics that will be covered include: child development, rebuilding a family, effective discipline, legal concerns and teen issues. There is no charge to attend, but you do need to register by August 16.

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