Individual Parenting Seminars Winter 2014
- THE BIRDS and THE BEES: The Child’s Path to Learning About Sexuality
Monday February 10, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
“Where do babies come from?” Being prepared for the tough questions often makes answering them easier. This seminar will explore address “those” questions from a developmental perspective and provide a context for your answers. Children’s emerging sexuality and the accompanying behaviors will be explored.
- DISCIPLINE DO’S and DON’TS
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Limits and discipline are challenges for parents of children of all ages as they try to figure out how the world reacts to their actions and behaviors. This seminar will address the whys, whens, and hows of discipline that will lead to the self discipline we want our children to develop.
- ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HERE I COME!
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Monday, February 24, 2014 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
A framework for observing, assessing, and choosing an elementary school will be presented at this seminar. Private and public schools in the City and the Valley will be discussed along with the application process, school visits, interviews, and a timeline for applications.
- KEEPING YOUR CHILD SAFE
Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
This critically important topic will be addressed as we discuss age appropriate prevention and preparedness. The presentation will include: dealing with strangers; child abuse prevention; family safety; what every child needs to know ,and what every parent should know.
- NURSERY SCHOOL KNOW HOW
Thursday November 21, 2014 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 3, 2014 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
This seminar will acquaint you with early childhood programs (preschools/nursery schools) available in the City and Valley. We will discuss school philosophies, a framework for finding the school that is right for your family, and a timeline for observing, choosing, and applying to nursery school.
- RAISING A SELF-RELIANT CHILD
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Every parent wants her child to be self-reliant. Learning how to cultivate this character trait that will put your child on the path to making his way in a world filled with distractions and saboteurs is what this seminar addresses.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The pleasures of a large family don’t have to be overshadowed by sibling problems. This seminar will address sibling relationships, offer suggestions for dealing with the inevitable fights and rivalries, and offer ideas for promoting positive sibling interactions, as well as the pitfalls to avoid.
- SMALL TALK IS BIG TALK: Communicating with Your Children
Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Our children receive strong messages from us all the time. What we communicate and how we say it makes a difference. The words we use for discipline, for praise, for feelings, and in casual chat all contribute to the crucial climate of communication. This seminar will talk the talk.
After Nov 20, 2013 please email (email@example.com)to confirm that there is still space in the seminar(s) for which you wish to register before mailing our registration and check.