Types of Workshops we Offer:

 

Parenting in the Workplace:   Lunch & Learns, Weekend Class Series’ and Sequential or Stand Alone Classes.  Go to our Parenting in the Workplace page for more information. 

Community Classes:  In need of a speaker for your PTA, school, Mother’s group or church or for your educational staff?  We are happy to help!  Contact us for local availability and pricing (most of the time we can work with your budget.)

Private Classes:  For smaller, more private groups or individual families.  We provide a private education experience for you, with an opportunity to work on private challenges and ask confidential questions.  Contact us for more information and pricing.

Resources Available Nationwide & Internationally

Sample Workshops:

Positive Discipline Class Series

8-15 hours

All Ages

Positive Discipline is for parents looking for long term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible and have a great respect for themselves and others. Positive Discipline is filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child’s misbehavior, bring more peace into the home and give parents a sense of empowerment.

Introduction to Positive Discipline

All Ages

Curious as to what Positive Discipline really means? Learn what the philosophy, “Children do Better When they Feel Better” is all about plus many new positive tools to use to gain greater cooperation from and connection with your child.

Brene Brown’s Imperfect Parenting

Discussion Group 8 hours All Ages Dr. Brené Brown invites us on a journey to transform the lives of parents and children alike. Drawing on her 12 years of research on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame, she presents 10 guideposts to creating what she describes as “wholehearted” families where each of us can continually learn and grow as we reach our full potential.

Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Learn more about the differences between a Growth and Fixed Mindset
• Learn how changing one thing about the way we talk to our children can increase their perseverance,
motivation and resilience
• Learn more about your own mindset and how it can affect your child’s
• Learn other Positive Discipline
related tools that can help shift your child’s mindset from Fixed to Growth
• Have fun and learn through
experiential exercises

Growing Empathy in Your Child
Top 3 Ways Working Parents Can get the Break they Deserve

All Ages

In this groundbreaking class participants will learn ways to really “make space” for themselves in their families.  They’ll learn how to gain more help from others, effectively empower their children, reduce power struggles and much more.

Taming the Beast Within- Self Care for the Working Parent

All Ages

Today’s parents are stressed out, running ragged and working too hard.  Results of a recent survey states that, upon becoming a parent, 88% of working parents suffer stress related health problems.   In this interactive workshop we will discuss the art of self care, why it is important, tools to use with children to make lives less stressful, how to really slow down, strategies to learn how to ask for help and much more.

Hello, Can You Hear Me? The Top 5 Barriers to Communicating with Your Child

All Ages

Do you ever feel like your child has their hands over their ears saying, “la, la, I can’t hear you!”? In this class you will learn the top barriers that contribute to poor communication, how to really get your child to listen and tools to use to create a more communication between parent and child.

Operation Co-Operation

All Ages

In this class we will explore why it can be so hard to get kids to cooperate and what are the most effective “tools to use” to encourage them to stop arguing and start contributing.

Parenting through Power Struggles

All Ages

This interactive class will help you to identify a power struggle, teach you how to limit them and learn how to work through them when they do arise.

Setting Effective Limits for Children

All Ages

Learn how to set limits that stick, plus, why limits are incredibly important for your child’s development and long term success in life!

Stop Hearing No and Get to Yes!

All Ages

Using positive discipline techniques, we explore why children say no so often and what parents can do to get them to say the magic word “YES”.

Sibling Rivalry and Ways to Reduce Family Conflict

All Ages

Kids fight, and some of it is normal, but when it gets out of hand, what can you do? Learn why kids fight, how parents oftentimes contribute to the fighting and how to “put the ball back in their court” to end conflicts.

Parenting without Bribes or Rewards

All Ages

This class discusses common behavior challenges and offers parents alternative tools to use instead of bribes and rewards. Learn long term parenting skills that will encourage children to think for themselves, become more responsible and have a greater respect for themselves and others.

Choosing the Right School for YOUR Child

Preschool/Elementary

Not every school type is a fit for your burgeoning scholar. Through our unique temperament discovery tool, you will find out which school would be the best fit for the long term success of your young child.

Goals of the Misbehaving Child- Why do My Children Do what they Do?

All Ages

Whining, backtalk, defiance. Why do children misbehave? And more importantly, how do you stop it? This class gives parents a greater understanding as to why children misbehave and once we have identified the real reasons, what the best tools are to help to encourage better behavior.

Homework Battles Be Gone!

Elementary/Teen

Through positive discipline techniques, find more peace and harmony around the homework battles that can arise so often.

The Six Best Discipline Techniques of All Time

All Ages

This class helps parents realize the importance and impact of acknowledging their child’s feelings. It also shows parents how to engage in empowering rather than overpowering ways when they have to “get out the door”. Demonstrates the importance of sharing power with children to avoid power struggles and to develop feelings of competence and self-worth in children.

Parenting Personalities & Why They Matter

All Ages

Did you know that the way you parent your child is the greatest influence on the type of adult your child becomes? Yet most of us just fall into parenting habits that may or may not be effective, without ever really consciously thinking about it. In this interactive class, you will gain insight into different parenting personalities and learn what it takes to raise the family of your dreams.

Encouragement- The Language of Love and Why it is SO Important Today

All Ages

Learn about the importance of Encouragement in a child’s life and why Praise isn’t the answer.

The Truth about Temper Tantrums

The truth you learn in this class just may set you free.  Not only will you gain new ways to prevent and stop tantrums, you will also understand why they are some of the most important “teachable” moments we have as parents.

Terrible Twos 2 Terrific Twos!

Preschool

The twos don’t have to be all struggle and strife. In this class we share with you what is really going on in the two year old brain, why they behave the way that they do, and some wonderful tools you can use to redirect your daily challenges.

Unplugging in a Plugged in World

All Ages

Learn effective tools to help reduce and/or better manage the screen time beast in your household and why it matters.

Encouraging Student Success
Blended Families- Working Together with Communication, Respect & Love

All Ages

Starting a new life together is hard enough, but then add in bringing children together and it can become a real challenge. In this class we will discuss how to meld together your families so you can achieve peace, harmony, love and respect.

Talking to Your Child about Sex and Drugs- When, How and Why

Elementary/Teen

Learn how (and when!) to have these tougher talks with your growing child.

Are You Empowering or Enabling Your Child?

All Ages

Explore ways in which parents may inadvertently be enabling their children when really what they want is empowerment.

 

Developing Effective Consequences through Focusing on Solutions

Discover the different types of consequences from a Positive Discipline perspective and why Positive Discipline says to use consequences, hardly ever.

 

Why Family Meetings are your Number 1 Parenting Tool & How to Run them Effectively

Learn all about family meetings and why, when implemented the right way, they can be one of your most effective parenting tools.

Ooops, I Blew it. How to Recover from Parenting "Mistakes"

Learn all about family meetings and why one study shows they can reduce family conflict by over 80%!

An Attitude of Gratitude, Instilling Grace in your Child
Chores without Wars

Parents learn how to effectively implement chores in their home, how to set up effective agreement, how to avoid chores not being completed and why having chores is important for any child.

Understanding the Teen Brain & Behavior

Parents will learn about their teenager’s brain, why they do what they do, and most importantly effective communication techniques that work to open up dialogue & maintain connection with their teen.