Does it seem like your family is online all the time? It’s time to tame the online beast! Come to our free parent workshop on Taming Technology: Parenting the Online Child 4/6 (Montclair), 5/5 (West Orange). Pre-registration required. Contact Susan Johnson at

Tip of the Week


April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here’s a great video to share with your teen (hint: send it in a text message). No preaching needed, just ask them to watch it.



Here’s the link to paste into an email or text message:


Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ is a website sponsored by the COPE Center, that offers Essex County, NJ families a comprehensive source of information about events, programs, and resources. Focusing on local resources, we are families’ first stop to find up-to-date parenting advice, the go-to website to find parenting works and programs that parents need to navigate the challenges of twenty-first century parents in a world where we are bombarded with information. You can have confidence that the Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ website will lead you to information that helps you make the most of family life.