Parent Child University
Fall into f n!
NEW easier-to-use website
NEW Demo-Scheduler
NEW Unlimited Make-up Scheduler

Also available to come out to your home, office, playgroup, or school!
             Toll Free Phone & Fax: (888) 703-4PCU
Mobile Office: (571) 643-1002 Offering: Parenting Classes for Parents, Enrichment Classes for Childen, and fUn for all!
Classes for Parents; Classes for Children
& fUn for all!
Serving the Greater DC area since 2005.
Forward this issue to a Friend 
Bring a friend (who might register)
to your class and receive 
an eggshaker, CD or other musical gift for
yourself or your friend!
Dunstan Baby Language

Your baby is BORN saying
5 words.
Come learn them!

Coming soon to PCU!

Call (888) 703-4PCU for details
& (703) 228-4747 to arrange a class or private coaching session!
Miss Laura's Signing Smart Class at Parent Child U 2009 
Signing Smart: Beginner (5 mos. - 2 yrs.)
Spring 2009. 

"Laura, I've wanted to send this Thank You to you for months. Gene and I are so glad that we pursued signing classes with Maya. She's quite verbal now, but loves her Signing Smart DVDs, and they've been a wonderful asset communicating. Thank you for encouraging us to pursue it!"

Jen MacKenzie Rhee,
Kindermusik Village Mom &
Signing Smart: Beginner Mom of 
18 month-old Maya.

Kindermusik no charge demonstration classes!

Kindermusik or
ABC Music & Me or
Signing Smart Demos
Tuesday, 9/15 10:00 or 11:00
Friday, 9/18 10:00 or 11:00
Saturday, 9/19 9:30 or 10:30 or 11:30
Sunday, 9/20 2:00 or 3:00
join us at ANY of our ongoing classes! Simply use our
Automated Demo Scheduler!
Search for a demo class by location/teacher/dates!

Via our Demo Scheduler or
E-mail: or
Phone: (888) 703-4PCU
 or simply just come!

"America's Pediatrician,"
Dr. William Sears,
Launches his
L.E.A.N. Programs
Attitude &
Seminars for all
Parents &
Child Care Providers!
Dr. Sears' LEAN (Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude & Nutrition)

Come learn how to help prevent N.D.D. Nutrition Deficit Disorder (the title of his latest book, 4/09)
  and have fUn learning about nutrition,  eating healthy snacks, playing movement games, and sharing recipes with other families under the guidance of a
trained Dr. Sears' LEAN Coach.

Come Learn:

  • How to make brainy breakfasts your child will actually eat.
  • How much protein your child should eat & how!
  • Why water is sooo important!
  • Why children do NOT need a fat-free diet, but a correct-fat diet!
  • So MUCH more!

Classes run 2 hours for 3 sessions. Host your own home party LEAN classes and your class is fr*ee. Your tuition includes Dr. Sears' LEAN Start Guide, 6 hours of lecture & facilitated discussion, and 3 healthy snacks.

Call (571) 643-1002 or (888) 703-4PCU to schedule your class at your home, office, school, or playgroup today or register at Falls Church Recreation for classes:
10/01 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11/05 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
10/24 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11/14 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Conscious Discipline

Teacher & Administrator
Parent Sessions

Book one session for
August - September and receive one this
October or November for FR*EE!

Limited spots expected to book fast at: Preschools,
Elmentary Schools,
Child Care Centers, Mom's  Groups, Homes & Offices!
Based on: Becky Bailey, Ph.D.'s work &
Presented by:
Tracey Kretzer, M.S., in training for her Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor License hopefully this September!

Greetings Parent Child families,

Jump into fn this fall at one of Parent Child 's many parenting classes, child enrichment classes, after school programs, or teacher/administrator training sessions! Registration starts 8:00 a.m. this Thursday, 8/20. Classes are priced ridiculously lower (sometimes $60-$100 less per term) to fill FAST! In addition, classes are now 5 minutes longer per class for 50 minutes more fUn per term! Talk about an Economic Stimulus Package!

Come check out our NEW and much easier to navigate website design and see our full class list at - Classes page.  Come visit us for a fr*ee demo class on 9/15, 9/18. 9/19, or 9/20 or schedule to visit an ongoing class with our NEW Demo Scheduler!

Not sure what class to choose, come to a demo or see our photos & video clips of each class type!

We have a variety of research-based classes & 5 teachers to choose from:

Conscious Discipline:
* Loving Guidance: I Love You Rituals (A) (0-5 yrs.) Music & Movement class based on Dr.Becky Bailey's book by the same name.

Village (Birth - 16/18 mos.)
Sign & Sing (6 mos. -  3 yrs.)
Our Time (16/18 mos. - 4 for summer!)
Imagine That (3-5 yrs.)
Young Child (4-7 years)
Family Time (Birth - 5 years ; 5 and older  and under 6 mos. are FR*EE! with a registered sibling)

Signing Smart:
Beginner (5 mos. - 2 yrs.)
Intermediate (walking - 2 yrs.)
Zoo (5 mos. - 2 yrs.)
Holiday (5 mos. - 2 yrs.)

(2-4 yrs.) in English or Spanish
(4-6 yrs.) in English or Spanish

Playground Diplomacy™
(2-4 yrs.)
(4-6 yrs.)

Parenting & Teacher/Administrator Trainings:
Conscious Discipline NEW!
Positive Discipline
Preventing Power Struggles NEW!
Signing Smart Parent Workshop
Signing Smart Teacher Workshop
Dunstan Baby Language (Coming Soon!)
The Happiest Baby/Toddler onthe Block

Playground Diplomacy™
STEP: 6-12

STEP: Teen
National Effective Parenting Initiative
Dr. Sear's L.E.A.N. (Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude & Nutrition) NEW!

Please call us to discuss the best class to fit you and your child's needs at (571) 643-1002 or (888) 703-4PCU or e-mail We also offer Parent Coaching and Birthday Party Entertainment! We look forward to seeing you in class!

Wishing you well,
The Parent Child Team:

Tracey Kretzer, M.S., Founder & Educator
Laura Daub, M.Ed. Signing Smart Educator
Ryann Laden, M.Ed., NCC  Parent Educator
Lee Roberts, M.A., NCC    Parent Educator
Cindy Rigoli, ABC Music & Me Educator
Signing Smart
Parent Workshop

Presented by
Tracey Kretzer, M.S.

Wednesday, 9/16
10:00 a.m. - 12:00

Saturday, 9/19

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Fairlington & Walter Reed Centers

Learn how to sign with your baby or toddler in just
seconds a day!
A steal at
$30 + $18 for the book!
Signing Smart ASL for babies and toddlers "BIRD"

The National Institute of Health (NIH)
showed that babies & toddlers who were signed to as children had an average of
12 point higher IQ
by age 8!

Click here:
PCU Baby Signs CRY instead of CRYING!

Register TODAY by calling
(703) 228-4747
Details online &
(571) 643-1002  or (888) 703-4PCU
Just Ask About Our
 Make-up Class Policy
Make-up Scheduler!
Search for classes by
location, teacher, or dates and have a reminder with maps sent
directly to you!

& Sundays!

  Mornings,  afternoons, evenings, weekends...

ANY Class type during the
Season you are registered!

This provides a
HUGE true cost savings when you can really attend the 3-4-5-7-9 classes you've paid for!
2 Fr*ee 
Book your child's Parent Child U Birthday Party!
THEMES: Pirates and/or Princesses, Trains, Balls, Animals, Sports, Dogs, and MORE! 
Birthday packages include 40-45 minutes of music, movement, ASL, instrument-play, parachute-play, story time, as well as 8 birthday bags (including a CD, book, instrument or prop, and preview class coupon). We even throw in a gift for the birthday boy/girl! Packages start at $150 (which includes 8 party bags and a birthday gift!) - an incredible deal in the DC area! Plus, a HUGE time saver; party planning, travel, entertainment, and bag prep run 3-4 hours for PCU. Dates fill up fast. Reserve your date today to ensure your child's Parent Child U Birthday Party experience!
Offer Expires: September 30, 2009 for booking
Parent Child U Presents Kindermusik (0-7 years)