Events

Positive Parenting Tips

09/09/20

The word discipline can evoke images of control and punishment, accompanied by feelings of parental uncertainty or guilt. This workshop will explore the concept of “positive parenting” (positive discipline) – approaches that foster self-esteem in young children and confidence in your parenting skills. It’s about having a positive plan of action – a plan that articulates your family’s values, identifies discipline techniques that work, and encourages family fun. Bring your stories from the front lines of parenting. Participants will:
 
• Learn to use the power of understanding to get your children ready to listen and accept
• Discover the strategies of ritual, routine and rehearsal 
• Identify successful methods for setting limits

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Healthy Holiday Eating

11/18/20

Starting with Halloween and continuing through the New Year, the holidays present some unique challenges when you are trying to eat healthy! Learn how to navigate and enjoy the busy holidays without sacrificing your healthy eating habits – including strategies and tips to help you make healthy substitutions, avoid overeating and prevent holiday weight gain.

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