Interactive, Informative, Insightful and Fun too!
View our list of experiential workshops below. Customizable as to length; classes can stand alone or build upon one another. New class topics are being added all the time.
If you have a parenting topic that your group is interested in, but you don’t see it here, just ask and our team can develop it for you!
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Positive Discipline Class Series
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
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
Top 3 Ways Working Parents Can get the Break they Deserve
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
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
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.
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.
Growing Empathy in Your Child
Parenting through Power Struggles
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
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!
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
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
There IS a better way! In this class learn how to avoid the use of bribes & rewards, what these tools are telling children, and what alternate tools work better to get you the results you seek!
Choosing the Right School for YOUR Child
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?
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!
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
Do you want to have kids that you can take anywhere and know that they will behave? Learn the most well researched and time tested techniques for managing difficult behavior and encouraging good behavior in all kids.
Parenting Personalities & Why They Matter
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
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!
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
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
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
Learn how (and when!) to have these tougher talks with your growing child.
Are You Empowering or Enabling Your Child?
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.