The mission of Pachie’s Place is to empower parents to be more confident, informed, and connected through education, events, and online resources. In addition to parenting education, Pachie’s Place provides high- quality, engaging programming for children while you learn, connect, and share with other parents. We would love your input so we can best meet the needs of San Diego families! Please take 5 minutes to fill out this survey and please forward to 5 (or more) other parents in your network. You will be entered into an opportunity drawing to win a $25 gift card to Target.

Thank you for helping us to create a wonderful center for San Diego families!

* 1. What area of town do you live in?

* 2. Do you have children?

* 3. If you have children, how many do you have?

* 4. What are the ages of your children? (check all that apply)

* 5. Are you or your partner a stay-at-home parent?

* 6. Have you ever considered taking a class or workshop related to parenting/raising children?

* 7. If you answered "no", why not?

* 8. How interested would you be in participating in the following:

  Not interested Somewhat interested Very interested
Pre/Post-natal wellness
Navigating the first six months
Infant sleep strategies
Breastfeeding support
Parenting as a couple
New parent/baby group
Working parents group
Book clubs for parents
Nutrition for your family
Enjoying nature with your child
How to choose the right preschool
How to choose the right pediatrician
Surviving the toddler years

* 9. When would be most convenient for you to participate in a class or workshop?

* 10. If you attend a class/workshop, how important would it be to have childcare made available for your child(ren) during the class/workshop?

* 11. How far would you travel to participate in a class/workshop?

* 12. What is the maximium amount you would consider paying for a one-time parenting class or workshop?

* 13. Considering all that a parenting center could offer in San Diego, please rate the importance of each of the following program areas.

  Not important Somewhat important Very important
A wide variety of class offerings
Opportunities to socialize with other parents of young children
A network of resources and referrals for families (childcare, physicians, home care, activities, camps, etc.)
An online community for social networking, access to parenting articles, and information about local family events
High-quality parallel programming for my child(ren)

* 14. How often do you use the following online resources to support your parenting?

  Never Rarely (1-10 times a year) Occasionally (once a month) Frequently (several times a week)
Informational Websites
Parenting Blogs

* 15. We would love to involve passionate community members in our efforts! If you or anyone you know would be a great workshop presenter or volunteer, please let us know here, or contact Lauren Pearl at or (858) 637-3068.

* 16. Is there anything else you would like to share with us?

* 17. Thank you! We appreciate you taking the time to help develop our program and best meet the needs of San Diego families. If you provide us with your contact information (name and email address), you will be entered into an opportunity drawing to win a Target gift card with your survey submission.