A Stay-at-Home Mom's Complete Guide to Playgroups

by Carren Joye



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/10/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 192
ISBN : 9780595146840

About the Book

Packed with practical advice and step-by-step instructions, A Stay-at-Home Mom's Complete Guide to Playgroups covers everything a stay-at-home mom needs to know to start and maintain a successful playgroup for herself and her child! Various options along the way help you tailor your playgroup to your individual needs and those of your child's. Additionally, the book covers ways in which the Internet can help at every stage of the process.

Use this book to:
· Find existing playgroups
· Start a playgroup with step-by-step instructions
· Use the Internet to help
· Prepare to host playgroup
· Set guidelines
· Design playgroups for working parents, adopted children, premature babies, and children with disabilities
· Provide extra services
· Get started with a week-by-week guide of children's activities
· Overcome common problems

Written by a stay-at-home mom of four children and "veteran" of five successful playgroups, A Stay-at-Home Mom's Complete Guide to Playgroups provides useful tips you can apply to your playgroup within the first few weeks, and even a few years later! Whether starting a playgroup or rejuvenating an old one, this book is an essential tool for a long-lasting, successful playgroup!

About the Author

Carren W. Joye, a homeschooling mom of four children, is a veteran of five successful playgroups and has assisted countless playgroups worldwide via the Internet. Joye, who holds the B.A. from Coker College in S.C., currently lives in Alabama with her family and maintains the playgroup and homeschool web sites.