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Individual Parenting Seminars Summer 2014



  • THE BIRDS and THE BEES:   The Child’s Path to Learning About Sexuality

                 Tuesday, August 5, 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                                                 

                Wednesday, July 16, 2014            7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 6, 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!                                

                 Tuesday, July 8, 2014          7:30 to 9:30  p.m.
Tuesday, August 19, 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.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014  7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Are food and meal times really glorious?  can a child grow up without eating anything green? How can you have a “family meal” when your child won’t sit at the table? this seminar will address the family food wars–meal times, snack times, junk foods–and offer a fresh approach to food and eating behaviors.

  • KEEPING YOUR CHILD SAFE                                                    

                  Wednesday, July 9, 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                                                  

                Tuesday, July 23, 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.



                      Tuesday, July 15, 2014        7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Every parent wants to raise a child who is resilient..  Learning how to cultivate this character trait that will enable your child navigate life’s inevitable bumps and curve balls  is what this seminar will address.


  • SIBLINGS!                                                                                                  

                          Tuesday, July 22, 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.



After May 25, 2014 please email ( confirm that there is still space in the seminar(s) for which you wish to register before mailing our registration and check.