Valuable knowledge, simple skills, and critical support for parents
Parents teach in the toughest school in the world: The School for Making People. You are the Board of Education, the principal, the classroom teacher, and the janitor, all rolled into one. You are expected to be experts on all subjects pertaining to life and living. Further, there are few schools to train you for the job.
-Mother of Family Therapy, Virginia Satir, in Peoplemaking (1972)