During my parenting journey, I had to let go of what my child isn’t and choose to embrace the fantastic and amazing person that he is- challenges and all.
Thomas is a delightful and challenging child. At age 3 it became obvious that he had some serious behavioral problems and developmental delays. We followed the advice of his doctors and started therapy for the developmental delays, hoping it would help his behavior. It didn’t. Eventually we found our way to Tuesday’s Child.
I was skeptical that Tuesday’s Child could help us. Thomas was so out of control, he had been kicked out of preschool and was not welcome at swim class anymore. He was in all the therapies the doctor recommended. Why would this help him when everything else did not? Tuesday’s child helped because it was different.
Estela came to Chicago from Mexico, where she was a Kindergarten teacher, over 11 years ago with her 13 year old daughter, Chantal, and 6 year old son, Sergio. Her son had fine motor delays and exhibited troublesome behaviors at
Elizabeth returns to Tuesday’s Child to help her son.
Mike has returned to Tuesday’s Child after 25 years. He first found success in the program with his son and came back with this grandson to help his family ensure they were setting them up for success.
In 2012 my husband and I threw our hands up into the air. “I give up!” and “I’m out of tricks!” Our 3 ½ year old son was a handful. Not your average “boys will be boys handful.” For example:
“My parents brought me to Tuesday’s Child when I was a toddler. My mom likes to say that I was “incredibly strong-willed and intelligent”. Other people in my family say that I was, “Just terrible!” I refused to walk anywhere
“In the past [few] years, we have endured countless visits to specialists and spent thousands of dollars. By far, the most helpful and hopeful thing we have encountered has been Tuesday’s Child. The parenting classes clearly have their foundation in
Guided by her pediatrician, Mojdeh came to Tuesday’s Child with her 2 1/2 year old son, Seena, who seemed slow to talk and had concerning behaviors. The staff at Tuesday’s Child thought Seena may have autism. Mojdeh vividly remembers the
Shortly after Victoria Lavigne, PhD, and Kate Augustyn started Tuesday’s Child to help families who had conflict-ridden relationships with their young children, Jill Minetz and her daughter Lara came seeking support. Today, Jill will tell you that she truly believes