The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children which focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years, and give their children healthy early experiences with language and communication. The Program can be run in a variety of settings and can be offered either to a particular client group or to the public at large. While adaptations can be made to suit particular user groups and settings, the following elements are essential to a Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® and must be incorporated in order to use the trademarked name and be a part of the network of accredited Parent-Child Mother Goose Programs®.
*as in the ASL (American Sign Language) Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® .
"The program offers a way for new moms to get out and meet new people."
"The Mother Goose Program instills a sense of community and support that new parents crave and need."
"As a father, I found the group very accepting and positive to participate in and to attend with my daughters."
"When addressing determinants of health, I used the opportunity to discuss the value of parent-child programs, such as Mother Goose, in providing support, community, and accessibility to families with young children regardless of socio-economic status."
"Kudos to your team and thank you for making a positive difference in our community."
"I'm grateful for the friendships I've gained through attending the Mother Goose Program."
"I learned sweet songs and actions that helped me bond with my baby."