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Parenting Essentials Part I: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent

Parenting Essentials Part I: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds)

From the very first class your frustrations will begin to ease as you understand why children misbehave and the changes you can make to bring more order, calm and fun back into your family life. You will learn a framework for positive parenting and the practical skills to raise responsible, cooperative, successful children.

Includes: 4 2-hour sessions, private coaching session, textbook, materials, and Facebook group

Thriving With Teens Part I

Thriving With Teens Part I: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 13-18 year olds)

Raising a teenager isn’t easy. This course will teach you how to do it well. As your child is growing through adolescence, you also are making the transition from parenting a child to sending a young adult into the world.

In this class you will learn the skills of developing a respectful and cooperative relationship with your teen.

Includes: 4 2-hour sessions, private coaching session, textbook, materials, and Facebook group

Why Don't My Kids Listen to Me?

Why Don’t My Kids Listen to Me? (for parents of 4-18 year olds)

A FREE 90 minute workshop

Are you tired of saying the same things over and over? Do you find yourself giving in to your kids’ demands and/or yelling at them? How many times Do you have to tell them? Come to this workshop and learn how to gain your children’s cooperation without nagging, bribing or yelling.

Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry: “But They’re Hurting Each Other!” (for all parents)

Sibling fighting, teasing and bickering are some of the biggest frustrations for parents. Learn why children fight and what you can do to help your children become friends and fight less often.

Conquering Morning Mayhem

Conquering Morning Mayhem (for parents of 5-12 year olds)

Mornings are a hot spot for trouble in many families. Parents need to get out of the house on time, but the kids aren’t cooperating. How do you motivate them to move – without resorting to nagging, yelling or bribing? Learn why mornings are stressful and how to achieve a more peaceful, productive start to everyone’s day.

Help! I have a Teenager!

Help! I have a Teenager! (for parents of 13-18 year olds)

Why does your teen all of a sudden seem like a stranger compared to the loving child you raised? Adolescence begins with puberty and ends when the child’s developmental tasks are completed. Explore each task in detail: independence and autonomy; the growth of abstract thinking; and forming identity, social and spiritual.

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Power Tools For Power Struggles (for parents of 5-12 year olds)

It’s a familiar scene: You need your child to do something, and he or she refuses. Parents insist, children dig in—and the battle is on. Come learn what really causes the struggles, get tips to avoid them, and develop a game plan for gaining your child’s cooperation.

Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Thu
Homework Skills for Kids and Parents (for parents of 5 to 12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homework Skills for Kids and Parents (for parents of 5 to 12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

Do you want to be less involved in the school assignments, but worry that if you step out of it nothing will get done? Learn how to plant seeds of self-motivation in your child and teach skills for planning ahead and managing schoolwork. Support your budding scholar without taking over or going crazy.

Sep
29
Fri
Homework Skills for Kids and Parents (for parents of 5 to 12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Sep 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Homework Skills for Kids and Parents (for parents of 5 to 12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

Do you want to be less involved in the school assignments, but worry that if you step out of it nothing will get done? Learn how to plant seeds of self-motivation in your child and teach skills for planning ahead and managing schoolwork. Support your budding scholar without taking over or going crazy.

Oct
13
Fri
Parenting Essentials Part I: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Parenting Essentials Part I: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

From the very first class your frustrations will begin to ease as you understand why children misbehave and the changes you can make to bring more order, calm and fun back into your family life. You will learn a framework for positive parenting and the practical skills to raise responsible, cooperative, successful children.

Oct 13, 20, 27, and Nov 3 @ 9:30-11:30 am

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount. Spouse receives 40% discount if class taken together.

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279
  • Including 1 hour private coaching  – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $449
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $529
Oct
17
Tue
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

This four-week, follow-up course to “Parenting Essentials Part 1” builds on the positive parenting foundation and adds practical, effective things to do when your kids annoy you or really make you mad. You’ll also learn how to address your children’s misbehavior, help your child handle strong emotions, how to teach self-sufficiency, and how to set limits. Each class session includes individual problem solving and support.  This class will help you change from traditional parenting to using positive, effective tools consistently to build good relationships with your children and enjoy a smoothly functioning family life.

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Oct 17, 24, Nov 7, and 14 @ 7:00-9:00 pm

Parenting Essentials Part 1 is a prerequisite.

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($400 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $494
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $574
Oct
19
Thu
Sibling Rivalry: “But They’re Hurting Each Other!” (for all parents) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Sibling Rivalry: “But They’re Hurting Each Other!” (for all parents) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

Sibling fighting, teasing and bickering are some of the biggest frustrations for parents. Learn why children fight and what you can do to help your children become friends and fight less often.

 

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