How to Find a Good After School Program

The United Way of Monterey County is a great one-stop resource for information about after school programs and lots of other services. Their main website is at Here's an excerpt from their Successful Kids, Strong Families page:

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Babies, toddlers, children, teenagers, parents and grandparents all have the same emotional needs. Meeting these needs in childhood provides the foundation for success in school, work, relationships, marriage and life in general. Failure to meet the emotional needs of our children is one of the most serious and under-recognized problems facing our country.